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Alex So

  1. Review

    Gout. Epidemiology of gout

    Gout is the most prevalent form of inflammatory arthropathy. Several studies suggest that its prevalence and incidence have risen in recent decades. Numerous risk factors for the development of gout have been ...

    Edward Roddy and Michael Doherty

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2010 12:223

    Published on: 21 December 2010

  2. Review

    Gout. Mechanisms of inflammation in gout

    An acute attack of gout is a paradigm of acute sterile inflammation, as opposed to pyogenic inflammation. Recent studies suggest that the triggering of IL-1β release from leucocytes lies at the heart of a casc...

    Nathalie Busso and Alexander So

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2010 12:206

    Published on: 26 April 2010

  3. Review

    Gout. Novel therapies for treatment of gout and hyperuricemia

    In the past few decades, gout has increased not only in prevalence, but also in clinical complexity, the latter accentuated in part by a dearth of novel advances in treatments for hyperuricemia and gouty arthr...

    Robert Terkeltaub

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2009 11:236

    Published on: 23 July 2009

  4. Review

    Gout. Imaging of gout: findings and utility

    Imaging is a helpful tool for clinicians to evaluate diseases that induce chronic joint inflammation. Chronic gout is associated with changes in joint structures that may be evaluated with diverse imaging tech...

    Fernando Perez-Ruiz, Nicola Dalbeth, Aranzazu Urresola, Eugenio de Miguel and Naomi Schlesinger

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2009 11:232

    Published on: 17 June 2009