Dr. Edward Roddy
EULAR 2019: Comorbidities in Gout – innocent bystanders no more
Dr. Edward Roddy from Keele University, UK, about connections between uric acid levels and cardiovascular disease or chronic kidney disease, and whether gout is beneficial for the brain.
Inhalte des Videos00:00 Diabetes, hyperlipidemia, obesity, cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease: Some of these diseases predispose to gout, and gout in turn predisposes to some of those conditions. 01:05 The effects of urate lowering on comorbidities 01:33 Allopurinol or Febuxostat – which one is better in terms of comorbidities? Do Febuxostat or Febuxostat discontinuation lead to cardiovascular events? 03:09 Evidence and cost-effectiveness for urate-lowering in persons without manifest gout 03:48 If and how high uric acid levels might be protective against neurodegenerative diseases.
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