Independent and conjoint associations of gout and hyperuricaemia with total and cardiovascular mortality.

  title={Independent and conjoint associations of gout and hyperuricaemia with total and cardiovascular mortality.},
  author={A. Stack and A. Hanley and L. F. Casserly and C. Cronin and A. Abdalla and T. J. Kiernan and B. Murthy and A. Hegarty and A. Hannigan and H. T. Nguyen},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  volume={106 7},
  • A. Stack, A. Hanley, +7 authors H. T. Nguyen
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians
  • BACKGROUND Gout and serum uric acid are associated with mortality but their simultaneous contributions have not been fully evaluated in the general population. PURPOSE To explore the independent and conjoint relationships of gout and uric acid with mortality in the US population. METHODS Mortality risks of gout and serum uric acid were determined for 15 773 participants, aged 20 years or older, in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey by linking baseline information… CONTINUE READING

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