Increased serum uric acid level predicts poor prognosis in mildly severe chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction. An analysis from the MECKI score research group

European Journal of Internal Medicine

5 Dicembre Dic 2019 3 months ago
  • Salvioni E, Agostoni P

Hyperuricemia prognostic impact on clinical outcomes in chronic heart failure (HF) patients has been investigated with inconclusive results. Aim of the study was to evaluate the prognostic impact of serum uric acid (SUA) on long-term clinical outcomes in HF.

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Piepoli MF, Salvioni E, Corrà U, Doni F, Bonomi A, La Gioia R, Limongelli G, Paolillo S, Sinagra G, Scardovi AB, Raimondo R, Emdin M, Re F, Cicoira M, Correale M, Badagliacca R, Clemenza F, Lombardi C, Agostoni P. Increased serum uric acid level predicts poor prognosis in mildly severe chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction. An analysis from the MECKI score research group. Eur J Intern Med 2019 Nov 28. pii: S0953-6205(19)30390-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2019.11.003.

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