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High Gout Burden Found Among Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

High Gout Burden Found Among Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

Findings presented at the American Society of Nephrology’s Kidney Week 2018 suggest that gout, a risk factor for serious poor health outcomes, is much more common among solid organ transplant recipients than in the general U.S. population. Using 2016 claims data, researchers found that the prevalence of active gout was 11.3% among solid organ transplant recipients – particularly kidney and heart transplant recipients –  compared with 1.1% of the general U.S. population.

Read the entire article published by Renal & Urology News, October 27, 2018.

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Marianne Ryan
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