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Uric Acid as a Prognostic Marker in Heart Failure

Dr. V. Uvaraj Muruganandam MD, Dr. Kavipoornima

Abstract: BACKGROUND: Heart failure is a problematic disease in both developed and developing countries worldwide with more than 20 million people affected each year. Numerous studies show increasing evidence of role of uric acid as a marker of metabolic and hemodynamic derangements in heart failure patients. Uric acid can also be used as a predictor of survival in these patients AIM: To estimate the level of uric acid in heart failure patients and the prognostic importance of uric acid to be assessed and to identify the importance of uric acid as a prognostic marker in heart failure patients. METHODOLOGY: Data consists of primary data collected by the principal investigator directly from the patients who were admitted in Government Coimbatore Medical College and Hospital which was a prospective study and the study period was 2016- 2017 and included 100 patients with heart failure RESULTS: Patients with heart failure with EF

Keywords: uric acid heart failure

Country: India, Subject Area: Medical Science

Pages: 419 - 422

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019

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Dr. V. Uvaraj Muruganandam MD, Dr. Kavipoornima, "Uric Acid as a Prognostic Marker in Heart Failure", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR),, Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019, 419 - 422

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