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.
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - 2002|
Struthers, A. D., Donnan, P. T., Lindsay, P., McNaughton, D., Broomhall, J., & MacDonald, T. M. (2002). Effect of allopurinol on mortality and hospitalisations in chronic heart failure: a retrospective cohort study. Heart, 87(3), 229-34. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1767024/