Pharmacotherapy for hyperuricemia in hypertensive patients.


BACKGROUND High blood pressure represents a major public health problem. Worldwide, approximately one-fourth of the adult population has hypertension. Epidemiological and experimental studies suggest a link between hyperuricemia and hypertension. Hyperuricemia affects 25% to 40 % of individuals with untreated hypertension; a much lower prevalence has been… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008652.pub3


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