A.E. Berezin, A.A. Kremzer.Prognostic value of asymptomatic hyperuricemia in patients with chronic heart failure.

Predictive value of hyperuricemia as marker of cardiovascular risk in general population and in patients with documented heart failure is reviewed. Basic and clinical prospective studies regarding this issue are analyzed. Contradictory issues with respect to interrelationship between hyperuricemia and some traditional cardiovascular risk factors are considered.

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