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Gout is associated with the risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, but the biological relationship between the two remains uncertain. The demonstration of reduction of cardiovascular risk with appropriate gout treatment would argue for a causal role for gout in cardiovascular disease. We reviewed recent studies that address the relationship between gout and cardiovascular disease.
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Name: Current opinion in rheumatology
Hyperuricemia is a common condition, and in a subset of patients leads to gout, the most common inflammatory arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis overall, and gout and osteoa...
Gout, a common and complex form of inflammatory arthritis, is characterized by abnormally elevated levels of uric acid in the blood. The most current estimate from the Centers for Disease Control and ...
Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthropathy, and is associated with excruciating pain, major impairment of quality of life, and increased risk of comorbidities and mortality. Although gou...
Concerns about the cardiovascular safety of febuxostat lead to reconsideration of the place of febuxostat in the management of gout.
The aim of this study is to test the effectiveness of a pharmacist-staffed, protocol-based chronic disease management program compared to patients receiving usual care in achieving a targe...
The purpose of this study is to see if subjects with gout who receive febuxostat or allopurinol, once daily (QD), have a higher rate of serious heart and blood vessel complications.
This is a clinical research study to determine the safety and effectiveness of an experimental drug called rilonacept in subjects with gout who are beginning another additional treatment. ...
This is a questionnaire study aimed at learning about physicians' views on the treatment of Gout.
The purpose of this clinical research study is to determine the safety and effectiveness of an experimental drug called rilonacept in subjects with gout who are beginning allopurinol treat...
The co-occurrence of pregnancy and a cardiovascular disease. The disease may precede or follow FERTILIZATION and it may or may not have a deleterious effect on the pregnant woman or FETUS.
Restoration of functions to the maximum degree possible in a person or persons suffering from a CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE. It also includes cardiac conditioning and SECONDARY PREVENTION in patients with elevated cardiovascular risk profile.
Agents that increase uric acid excretion by the kidney (URICOSURIC AGENTS), decrease uric acid production (antihyperuricemics), or alleviate the pain and inflammation of acute attacks of gout.
An autosomal recessive disease in which gene expression of glucose-6-phosphatase is absent, resulting in hypoglycemia due to lack of glucose production. Accumulation of glycogen in liver and kidney leads to organomegaly, particularly massive hepatomegaly. Increased concentrations of lactic acid and hyperlipidemia appear in the plasma. Clinical gout often appears in early childhood.
Inflammation of the synovial lining of a tendon sheath. Causes include trauma, tendon stress, bacterial disease (gonorrhea, tuberculosis), rheumatic disease, and gout. Common sites are the hand, wrist, shoulder capsule, hip capsule, hamstring muscles, and Achilles tendon. The tendon sheaths become inflamed and painful, and accumulate fluid. Joint mobility is usually reduced.
According to the National Arthritis Data Workgroup, an estimated 6 million people in the United States report having experienced gout at some point in their lives. In fact, gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis in men over the age of 40....
Arthritis Fibromyalgia Gout Lupus Rheumatic Rheumatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and management of disease involving joints, tendons, muscles, ligaments and associated structures (Oxford Medical Diction...