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Siren Sezer, Sebnem Karakan, Berna Atesagaoglu, F Nurhan Ozdemir Acar
To determine the effect of hyperuricemia and allopurinol therapy on renal functions in chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage 3-4, we studied 96 patients in stage 3-4 CKD (57% male, age 65.3 ± 12.4 years). The mean estimated glomerular filtration rate (GFR) was 44.62 ± 14.38 iriL/ min/1.73 m 2 . The study patients were divided into non-allopurinol users (n = 47) and those using allopurinol (n = 49) in the last 12 months. Serum uric acid (UA) and C-reactive protein levels decreased after allopurinol therapy (P = 0...
March 2014: Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
Fernando Perez-Ruiz, Ana Maria Herrero-Beites
Gout is a disease caused by deposition of monosodium urate crystals in tissues. One of the limitations for successful treatment of gout is to consider it as an intermittent disease rather than a chronic inflammatory disease which, if improperly treated, leads to chronic clinical manifestations. In addition, gout is linked to increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.Urate-lowering therapy comprises both nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic interventions, but most patients will need urate-lowering drugs to achieve target therapeutic serum urate levels...
November 2012: Advances in Therapy
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