Tag: uric acid

1. While there was no placebo control group, treatment with febuxostat for 24 months did not slow carotid atherosclerosis progression in Japanese individuals with asymptomatic hyperuricemia.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Allopurinol, a purine analogue xanthine oxidase (XO) inhibitor, is a conventional pharmacological intervention for reducing serum uric acid (SUA)...
Viral Load Dynamics and Disease Severity In Patients Infected With SARS-CoV-2 In Zhejiang Province, China, January-March 2020: Retrospective Cohort Study 1. Stool samples demonstrated significantly longer duration of positive viral load than both respiratory and serum samples. 2. Length of positive RNA detection was associated with disease duration with a peak...
1. Dual-energy computed tomography identified cardiovascular monosodium urate deposits reliably, with increased frequency of deposits found in patients with gout. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Hyperuricemia has been identified as a cardiovascular risk factor, and previous studies have demonstrated an association between gout and coronary heart disease. As such, there is...