rheumatology
Gout

Urate lowering a major challenge in patients on dialysis


Gout is common for patients with  end stage kidney disease and dialysis provides an extra challenge for providing effective urate lowering therapy (ULT) in this group of patients. A retrospective New Zealand study of more than 200 dialysis patients found more than a quarter (28.2%) of the patients had gout. While most patients with gout ...

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