• Medicine
  • Published 2013

Serum Uricacid Estimation in Acute Myocardial Infarction - A Prognostic Indicator

@inproceedings{Gandiah2013SerumUE,
  title={Serum Uricacid Estimation in Acute Myocardial Infarction - A Prognostic Indicator},
  author={P Gandiah and N. Venkateshwarlu and Madalageri Naveen Kumar and Gadangi Indira},
  year={2013}
}
Background : Elevated serum uric acid is highly predictive of mortality in patients with heart failure or coronary artery disease and of cardiovascular events in patients. Large cohort studies have shown that uric acid is an important independent risk factor for cardiovascular mortality. The role of uric acid in coronary heart disease is less clear. Some studies reported an independent association between uric acid and coronary heart disease. Material and Methods : 100 cases of AMI were studied… CONTINUE READING

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