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Serum uric acid as a marker of left ventricular failure in acute myocardial infarction

@inproceedings{Harris2015SerumUA,
  title={Serum uric acid as a marker of left ventricular failure in acute myocardial infarction},
  author={Polly Harris and Feroz P. Jenner and S. Kumar},
  year={2015}
}
Coronary Heart Disease is a worldwide health epidemic. Of particular concern from a global perspective is the burden of myocardial infarction in developing countries. Limitations in available resources to treat ST elevation myocardial infarction in developing countries mandate major efforts on an international level to strengthen primary prevention programs. Elevated serum uric acid is highly predictive of mortality in patients with heart failure or coronary artery disease. We undertook this… CONTINUE READING
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