Serum uric acid and renal prognosis in patients with IgA nephropathy.

@article{Ohno2001SerumUA,
  title={Serum uric acid and renal prognosis in patients with IgA nephropathy.},
  author={I. K. Ohno and Tatsuo Hosoya and Hideho Gomi and Kimiyoshi Ichida and Hideaki Okabe and Miho Hikita},
  journal={Nephron},
  year={2001},
  volume={87 4},
  pages={333-9}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS This study was designed to elucidate the clinical significance of serum uric acid (SUA) and the relationship between hyperuricemia and renal prognosis in IgA nephropathy. METHODS The correlation between SUA and other clinical parameters were examined in 748 IgA nephropathy patients (432 males and 316 females). Among these patients, 226 (144 males and 82 females) who were followed for more than 5 years were examined for the relationship between hyperuricemia and renal prognosis… CONTINUE READING

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