Effect of allopurinol on mortality and hospitalisations in chronic heart failure: a retrospective cohort study

A. D. Struthers, P. T. Donnan, P. Lindsay, D. McNaughton, J. Broomhall, T. M. MacDonald

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    Abstract

    To examine whether allopurinol is associated with any alteration in mortality and hospitalisations in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). This hypothesis is based on previous data that a high urate concentration is independently associated with mortality with a risk ratio of 4.23 in CHF.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)229-34
    Number of pages6
    JournalHeart
    Volume87
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 2002

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