Cardiovascular Rheumatic Diseases, An Issue of Rheumatic Disease Clinics book cover

Cardiovascular Rheumatic Diseases, An Issue of Rheumatic Disease Clinics

With the FDA release of the drug Uloric in 2009, the research and interest around gout and crystal arthropathies has exploded. Gout affects over 8 million Americans. The gout rate was 7% among Americans aged 60 to 79 in the early 1990s, compared with 9% by 2008. Among those aged 80 and older, the rate more than doubled, from 6% to 13% over the nearly 20-year time span. This topic has never been covered in Rheumatic Disease Clinics and it represents a large content hole. The articles will cover diagnosis, management, emerging therapies and imaging

Hardbound,

Published: December 2013

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-323-29700-4

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