Hyperuricemia is independently associated with endothelial dysfunction in postmenopausal women but not in premenopausal women

@inproceedings{Maruhashi2013HyperuricemiaII,
  title={Hyperuricemia is independently associated with endothelial dysfunction in postmenopausal women but not in premenopausal women},
  author={Tatsuya Maruhashi and Ayumu Nakashima and Junko Soga and Noritaka Fujimura and Naomi Idei and Shinsuke Mikami and Yumiko Iwamoto and Masato Kajikawa and Takeshi Matsumoto and Takayuki Hidaka and Yasuki Kihara and Kazuaki Chayama and Chikara Goto and Kensuke Noma and Hirofumi Tomiyama and Bonpei Takase and Akira Yamashina and Yukihito Higashi},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to determine the relationships between uric acid, endothelial function and cardiovascular risk factors and to investigate whether menopausal status was associated with the relationship between uric acid and endothelial function in women. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING 3 general hospitals in Japan. PARTICIPANTS 749 Japanese women aged 30-74 years recruited from people who underwent health-screening examinations with agreement for measurement… CONTINUE READING

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