Early Evidence of the Association Between Gout and Higher Mortality Rates in the Prevalent Solid Organ Transplant Population

There is evidence that gout may be associated with higher mortality risk in kidney transplant recipients, though little data is available in other transplant types. Existing literature has focused on the association between new onset gout and mortality in the incident transplant population. Important questions remain regarding the impact of gout on transplant outcomes beyond the initial post-transplant timeframe and on other solid organ transplant (SOT) types. This retrospective patient claims data analysis was performed to determine whether an association between gout and mortality exists in the prevalent SOT population.

Authors

Justin W. Li, Marissa Suh, Herman Sanchez, Jeffrey Kent, Brian Lamoreaux, Richard J. Johnson

Journal

American Society of Nephrology Meeting, October 2018

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