Uric acid and influence of hyperuricaemia therapy on prevention of atheroscleroris and cardiovascular diseases

Authors: Ubica Cibičková;  Martin Žurek
Authors‘ workplace: III. interní klinika – nefrologie, revmatologie, endokrinologie LF UP v Olomouci a FN Olomouc
Published in: AtheroRev 2020; 5(1): 27-30


According to current knowledge, uric acid plays an important role in pathogenesis of civilization diseases, including cardiovascular diseases. Uric acid has become an independent risk factor of morbidity and mortality. We summarize current knowledge about relationship of uric acid and cardiovascular risk and influence of allopurinol on cardiovascular diseases.


Atherosclerosis – allopurinol – Uric acid

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