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
JournalBMJ
Volume347
Pages (from-to)f4262
ISSN1756-1833
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Blood Pressure
  • Body Mass Index
  • Denmark
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hyperuricemia
  • Male
  • Mendelian Randomization Analysis
  • Middle Aged
  • Myocardial Ischemia
  • Prospective Studies
  • Regression Analysis
  • Uric Acid

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