Identification of the causes of persistent hyperuricaemia

Emmerson B.T. (1991) Identification of the causes of persistent hyperuricaemia. The Lancet, 337 8755: 1461-1463. doi:10.1016/0140-6736(91)93141-U

Author Emmerson B.T.
Title Identification of the causes of persistent hyperuricaemia
Journal name The Lancet   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0140-6736
Publication date 1991-06-15
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/0140-6736(91)93141-U
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 337
Issue 8755
Start page 1461
End page 1463
Total pages 3
Subject 2700 Medicine
Abstract Accurate identification of the factors that contribute to hyperuricaemia in an individual may enable some of these factors to be modified, and lead to permanent correction of the hyperuricaemia. A protocol is described which can supplement clinical assessment. Measurement of the effects on serum urate and urinary urate excretion of a low-purine diet for 7 days facilitates the identification of the contributions made by urate production (either endogenous or from purine consumption) and renal underexcretion of urate (either as a low urate clearance in the absence of renal disease or due to renal glomerular insufficiency).
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