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J Cardiovasc Dis Res. 2012 Jan;3(1):52-4. doi: 10.4103/0975-3583.91591.

Coronary artery bypass grafting in a patient with gout arthritis.

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Duzce Ataturk State Hospital, Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic, Duzce, Turkey.

Abstract

Ischemic heart disease is accepted as the most common cause of mortality and morbidity nearly all over the world. Gout disease is the most common condition of inflammatory arthritis among the adult population. Literature includes limited information about the treatment strategies when both the conditions coexist. In this report, we present the case report of a 63 year old male patient with the diagnosis of Gout arthritis who underwent a coronary artery bypass grafting procedure successfully.

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Coronary artery bypass grafting; gout arthritis; hyperuricemia; ischemic heart disease

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