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Epidemiology

20-08-2018 | Gout | Article

Gout and hearing impairment in the elderly: A retrospective cohort study using the US Medicare claims data

Singh JA, Cleveland JD. BMJ Open 2018; 8: e022854. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022854

05-07-2018 | Gout | Article

Obesity, hypertension and diuretic use as risk factors for incident gout: A systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies

The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to assess the risk of incident gout associated with obesity, hypertension and diuretic use.

Evans PL et al. Arthritis Res Ther 2018; 20: 136. doi: 10.1186/s13075-018-1612-1

Obesity, hypertension and diuretic use as risk factors for incident gout: A systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies

The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to assess the risk of incident gout associated with obesity, hypertension and diuretic use [read more].
Evans PL et al. Arthritis Res Ther 2018; 20: 136. doi: 10.1186/s13075-018-1612-1

01-07-2018 | Gout | Article

Hospitalization increases the risk of acute arthritic flares in gout: A population-based study over 2 decades

Zleik N et al. J Rheumatol 2018. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.171320

01-06-2018 | Gout | Article

Comorbidity in gout at the time of first diagnosis: Sex differences that may have implications for dosing of urate lowering therapy

Drivelegka P et al. Arthritis Res Ther 2018; 20: 108. doi: 10.1186/s13075-018-1596-x

08-05-2018 | Gout | Review | Article

An update on the genetics of hyperuricemia and gout

Major TJ et al. Nat Rev Rheumatol 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1038/s41584-018-0004-x

03-05-2018 | Gout | Case report | Article

Retreatment with pegloticase after a gap in therapy in patients with gout: A report of four cases

The authors describe four patients with chronic gout who were successfully managed with pegloticase and were retreated following a gap in therapy.

Morton AH, Hosey T, LaMoreaux B. Rheumatol Ther 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s40744-018-0111-9

02-05-2018 | Gout | Article

Accuracy of the HumaSensplus point-of-care uric acid meter using capillary blood obtained by fingertip puncture

Fabre S et al. Arthritis Res Ther 2018; 20: 78. doi: 10.1186/s13075-018-1585-0

26-04-2018 | Gout | Article

Association between smoking and gout: A meta-analysis

Jee Y et al. Clin Rheumatol 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10067-018-4118-y

Gout as a risk factor for osteoporosis: Epidemiologic evidence from a population-based longitudinal study involving 108,060 individuals

This first population-based epidemiologic study supports the hypothesis that compared with individuals without gout; those with gout have a modest increase in the risk of developing osteoporosis in future [read more].
Kok VC et al. Osteoporos Int 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00198-018-4375-2

24-07-2017 | Gout | Article

Incidence of and risk factors for nephrolithiasis in patients with gout and the general population, a cohort study

This study finds that the risk of nephrolithiasis in patients with gout is increased by 60% compared to controls, and identifies obesity and use of loop diuretics as potentially modifiable risk factors.

Landgren AJ, Jacobsson LTH, Lindström U et al. Arthritis Res Ther 2017;19:173. doi:10.1186/s13075-017-1376-z

06-06-2017 | Gout | Article

Gout and subsequent erectile dysfunction: A population-based cohort study from England

The authors find a statistically significant increase in the risk of erectile dysfunction among men with gout, which has important implications in planning a multidisciplinary approach to managing the condition.

Abdul Sultan A, Mallen C, Hayward R et al. Arthritis Res Ther 2017;19:123. doi:10.1186/s13075-017-1322-0

03-05-2017 | Gout | Article

Risk of infections in patients with gout: A population-based cohort study

The authors find that the hypothesis that patients with gout may acquire fewer community-acquired infections or have lower infection-related mortality is not supported.

Spaetgens B, de Vries F, Driessen JHM et al. Scientific Reports 2017;7:1429. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-01588-5

14-03-2017 | Gout | Article

Sex differences in gout characteristics: tailoring care for women and men

Harold et al. analyze a US national cohort of gout patients and determine that the profiles of women and men with gout are markedly different, suggesting a need to tailor treatment recommendations.

Harrold LR et al. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2017;18:108. doi:10.1186/s12891-017-1465-9

22-09-2016 | Gout | Article

Risk of acute gout among active smokers: data from nationwide inpatient sample

This regression analysis demonstrates that active tobacco use was associated with a lower risk of acute inpatient gouty arthritis, even when controlling for conventional risk factors.

Poudel DR, Karmacharya P, & Donato A. Clin Rheumatol 2016;35:3015–3018. doi:10.1007/s10067-016-3415-6

07-07-2015 | Gout | Review | Article

Global epidemiology of gout: prevalence, incidence and risk factors

In this review, data from epidemiological studies from diverse regions of the world are synthesized to depict the geographic variation in gout prevalence and incidence.

Nat Rev Rheumatol 2015;11:649–662. doi:10.1038/nrrheum.2015.91

01-01-2015 | Gout | Book Chapter | Article

Gout

This chapter discusses etiology, epidemiology, and image diagnosis as well as pathology, pathological differential diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment.

Klein MJ. In: Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions of Bone. Springer-Verlag London, 2015. doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-6578-1_68

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