Recent advances in management of gout.

@article{Suresh2012RecentAI,
  title={Recent advances in management of gout.},
  author={Ernest Suresh and Paul Das},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  year={2012},
  volume={105 5},
  pages={407-17}
}
Incidence and prevalence of gout have markedly increased over the last few decades in keeping with the rise in prevalence of obesity and metabolic syndrome. Until recently, management of gout in patients with associated metabolic syndrome and comorbid illnesses such as renal impairment was difficult because of limited treatment options. However, significant progress has been made in the last few years, with introduction of new treatments such as interleukin-1 antagonists for management of acute… CONTINUE READING
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