Uricaemia and left ventricular mass in hypertensive patients.

@article{Catena2014UricaemiaAL,
  title={Uricaemia and left ventricular mass in hypertensive patients.},
  author={Cristiana Catena and Gianluca Colussi and Frine Capobianco and Gabriele Brosolo and Leonardo A Sechi},
  journal={European journal of clinical investigation},
  year={2014},
  volume={44 10},
  pages={972-81}
}
BACKGROUND Both hyperuricaemia and left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy are associated with the metabolic syndrome and increased cardiovascular risk. The relationship between uric acid levels and left ventricular mass in hypertension, however, is unclear. In this study, we have investigated this relationship in hypertensive patients without the metabolic… CONTINUE READING