Serum uric acid level in acute stroke patients

  title={Serum uric acid level in acute stroke patients},
  author={Masoud Mehrpour and Mahbubeh Khuzan and Neda Najimi and Mohamad R. Motamed and Seyed-Mohammad Fereshtehnejad},
  booktitle={Medical journal of the Islamic Republic of Iran},
BACKGROUND The role of uric acid as a risk factor for vascular disease and acute stroke is controversial and there is little information about it. In this study, we determined serum uric acid levels in patients with acute stroke and assessed its relationship with cerebrovascular risk factors. METHODS In this cross sectional study, we assessed patients with acute stroke who were admitted in Firoozgar Hospital from September 2010 to March 2011. Clinical records of patients and their serum uric… CONTINUE READING
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