Uric Acid and Survival in Chronic Heart Failure – (04-23-03)

Uric Acid and Survival in Chronic Heart Failure

I don’t always include articles about new lab values for prognostication of disease until be know how to modify the risk factor, but here we see that, in patient with chronic heart failure, low uric acid levels had a 100% accuracy in predicting that these patients will NOT need transplantation. Can’t beat 100%!

Circulation — Abstracts: Anker et al. 107 (15): 1991

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