Serum uric acid in acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Nadkar2008SerumUA,
  title={Serum uric acid in acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Milind Nadkar and Vandana Jain},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India},
  year={2008},
  volume={56},
  pages={759-62}
}
BACKGROUND There is evidence that high uric acid is a negative prognostic factor in patients with mild to severe heart failure. A study showed a close correlation between serum uric acid concentration and Killip classification in patients of acute myocardial infarction. MATERIAL AND METHODS We studied 100 patients with acute myocardial infarction and 50 controls. Serum uric acid level was measured on day 0, 3 & 7 of MI. RESULTS There was a statistically significant higher level of serum… CONTINUE READING

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