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Gout Associated With Worse Outcomes in Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease

Gout Associated With Worse Outcomes in Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease

A history of gout was associated with worse outcomes in patients with obstructive coronary artery disease.

Gout Associated With Psoriatic Arthritis, Psoriasis in Adults

Gout Associated With Psoriatic Arthritis, Psoriasis in Adults

Data show an increased prevalence of psoriasis in patients with gout compared with patients without gout.

Gout Increases Risk for Chronic Kidney Disease

Gout Increases Risk for Chronic Kidney Disease

Gout may be a risk factor for the development of CKD stage ≥3.

Allopurinol Linked to Reduced Risk for CKD Stage ≥3 in Gout

Allopurinol Linked to Reduced Risk for CKD Stage ≥3 in Gout

For patients with gout, allopurinol is associated with a reduced risk for developing chronic kidney disease stage ≥3.

Panel Issues Consensus Statement on Management of Gouty Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

Panel Issues Consensus Statement on Management of Gouty Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

An expert panel evaluated 23 separate statements related to the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of gout.

High Gout Burden Found Among Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

High Gout Burden Found Among Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

Study reveals an 11% prevalence of active gout among solid organ transplant recipients overall and a 13% prevalence among kidney transplant recipients.

Ultrasound Reveals Decreased Urate Deposits After Urate-Lowering Therapy in Gout

Ultrasound Reveals Decreased Urate Deposits After Urate-Lowering Therapy in Gout

Ultrasound can show decreased urate deposition after urate lowering therapy.

Failure to Meet Optimal Urate Levels Increases Mortality Risk in Gout

Failure to Meet Optimal Urate Levels Increases Mortality Risk in Gout

Patients with gout who did not reach a serum uric acid level below 6 mg/dL had a 2.4-fold increased risk for death.

Gout Linked to Higher Risk for Incident Parkinson Disease in Older Adults

Gout Linked to Higher Risk for Incident Parkinson Disease in Older Adults

Gout may be associated with a higher risk for incident PD in older adults.

Gout Outcomes Improved With Nurse-Led Care

Gout Outcomes Improved With Nurse-Led Care

In a British study, nurse-led care emphasizing patient education and engagement significantly improved the proportion of gout sufferers who achieved target serum urate levels.

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