Lack of association between serum uric acid and organ damage in a never-treated essential hypertensive population at low prevalence of hyperuricemia.

@article{Cuspidi2007LackOA,
  title={Lack of association between serum uric acid and organ damage in a never-treated essential hypertensive population at low prevalence of hyperuricemia.},
  author={Cesare Cuspidi and Cristiana Valerio and Carla Sala and Stefano Meani and Arturo Esposito and Alberto Zanchetti and Giuseppe Mancia},
  journal={American journal of hypertension},
  year={2007},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={678-85}
}
BACKGROUND It is still undefined whether serum uric acid (SUA) is an independent risk factor for target organ damage (TOD) and cardiovascular events in human hypertension. We sought to investigate the association of SUA with subclinical cardiac, vascular, and renal alterations in never-treated uncomplicated essential hypertensives. METHODS A total of 580 subjects with recently diagnosed (<1 year) grade 1 and 2 hypertension, categorized by sex and tertiles of SUA levels, were considered for… CONTINUE READING

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