Effects of serum uric acid on blood-pressure lowering treatment

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Abstract

If hyperuricemia is an independent risk factor in blood-pressure control, urate-lowering therapy should be used to reduce cardiovascular risk. It may also act as a prognostic marker of other abnormalities. This review presents current evidence on the relationship between hyperuricemia and hypertension.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15-19
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Medical Research and Opinion
Volume33
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 17 2017

Keywords

  • blood hypertension
  • gout
  • Serum uric acid
  • urate lowering therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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