Serum uric acid as an independent predictor of early death after acute stroke.


BACKGROUND The prognostic significance of uric acid (UA) levels in acute stroke is unclear, so the objective of this study was to determine the association between levels of serum UA (SUA) and mortality in acute stroke. METHODS AND RESULTS Consecutive patients (n=435) presenting with ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage were included in the study… (More)


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