Wang H, Jacobs DR, Gaffo AL, Gross MD, Goff DC, Carr JJ. Serum Urate and Incident Cardiovascular Disease: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study. PloS one. 10(10). e0138067. PMID: 26381512 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC4575092
There is controversy about whether serum urate (sUA) predicts future cardiovascular disease (CVD) independently of classical risk factors, and the age at which any prediction starts. We studied the sUA-CVD association among generally healthy adults.