Association of plasma uric acid with ischaemic heart disease and blood pressure: mendelian randomisation analysis of two large cohorts

Tom M Palmer, Børge G Nordestgaard, Marianne Benn, Anne Tybjærg-Hansen, George Davey Smith, Debbie A Lawlor, Nicholas J Timpson

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Abstract

To assess the associations between both uric acid levels and hyperuricaemia, with ischaemic heart disease and blood pressure, and to explore the potentially confounding role of body mass index.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberf4262
JournalBMJ
Volume347
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jul 2013

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