hyperuricaemia


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hyperuricaemia

(ˌhaɪpəˌjʊərɪˈsiːmɪə) or

hyperuricemia

n
an abnormal elevation of uric acid in the blood
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Worldwide, gout and hyperuricaemia are on the rise owing mainly to dietary changes, obesity, the metabolic syndrome and increasing age.
Lesinurad is a selective uric acid reabsorption inhibitor (SURI) developed for the chronic treatment of hyperuricaemia in combination with xanthine oxidase (XO) inhibitors allopurinol or febuxostat in gout patients when additional therapy is warranted.
Obesity involves abnormal fat absorption, storage and metabolism and there by risk of important co morbidities like coronary artery disease, cerebrovascular disease, cholelithiasis, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, type II diabetes, pulmonary embolism, stroke, gall bladder disease, sleep apnea, gynaecological abnormalities, osteoarthritis, psychiatric illness, malignancy (breast, endometrial, prostate and colon), hyperuricaemia and cancer increases (Kaila and Raman 2008).
First proposed by Swedish physician Kylin in 1923, the metabolic syndrome was observed to involve three major conditions: hypertension, hyperglycaemia and hyperuricaemia (Isomaa et al.
These fast released metabolites can blemish the body's normal homeostatic mechanism and cause uraemia, hyperuricaemia, hyperkalaemia and hyperphosphaetemia.
Dehydration, infections, analgesics, hypercalcaemia, and hyperuricaemia increase tubular cast formation.
Uric acid - hyperuricaemia is commonly associated with MetS and has been postulated to play a causal role.
The seriousness and the high mortality rate of AHS warrants carefully evaluation before administration of allopurinol in cases of asymptomatic hyperuricaemia, particularly in patients with chronic renal failure (1,2).
Reversible asymptomatic hyperuricaemia was observed in some patients in part I and was significantly reduced in incidence with the introduction of mandatory prophylactic allopurinol in subsequent cohorts.