To Treat or Not to Treat (to Target) in Gout.

  title={To Treat or Not to Treat (to Target) in Gout.},
  author={Tuhina Neogi and Ted R Mikuls},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={166 1},
G the most common form of inflammatory arthritis, has well-understood pathophysiology and effective treatments available. Yet, gout is poorly managed, with approximately 70% of patients having recurrent flares (1). Elevation of serum urate levels to above 404 μmol/L (6.8 mg/dL) under normal physiologic conditions can lead to monosodium urate crystallization… CONTINUE READING