hyperuricaemia


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Related to hyperuricaemia: uric acid, purine

hyperuricaemia

(ˌhaɪpəˌjʊərɪˈsiːmɪə) or

hyperuricemia

n
an abnormal elevation of uric acid in the blood
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Tendinopathy is another side effect related to statin treatment and is frequent in patients with diabetes, hyperuricaemia, history of tendon disorders, and in persons involved in active sports.6,16 Tendinopathy was first reported in four patients in 2001.
Treat or not to treat asymptomatic Hyperuricaemia was the topic of presentation by Prof.
It has been postulated that hyperuricaemia results from increased purine synthesis from the rapid epidermal cell turnover4.
Some studies have reported that hyperuricaemia can predict the development of hypertension even in individuals lacking features of the metabolic syndrome.
Comparative effects of losartan and irbesartan on serum uric acid in hypertensive patients with hyperuricaemia and gout.
In-vivo, the increase level of uric acid in rats damage the mitochondrial DNA and causes oxidative stress.8 Hyperuricaemia is commonly observed in cardiovascular disease however it cannot be considered as a true risk factor because it may also vary according to age and gender.22 On the contrary, some other factors including obesity, diet, and metabolic syndrome can also lead to elevated level of uric acid.
Suboptimal physician adherence to quality indicators for the management of gout and asymptomatic hyperuricaemia: results from the UK General Practice Research Database (GPRD).
Impact of comorbidities on gout and hyperuricaemia: an update on prevalence and treatment options.
Unwin, "The pathophysiology of hyperuricaemia and its possible relationship to cardiovascular disease, morbidity and mortality," BMC Nephrology, vol.
Association between endothelial dysfunction and hyperuricaemia. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2010;49:1929-34.