Hyperuricemia is associated with progression of IgA nephropathy.

Bakan A., Oral A., Elcioglu O. C., Takir M., Kostek O., Ozkok A., ...More

International urology and nephrology, vol.47, no.4, pp.673-8, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11255-015-0939-7
  • Journal Name: International urology and nephrology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.673-8
  • Keywords: Chronic kidney disease, Glomerular filtration rate, Hyperuricemia, IgA nephropathy, MUSCLE-CELL PROLIFERATION, SERUM URIC-ACID, ALLOPURINOL, DISEASE, COHORT
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


IgA nephropathy (IgAN) is one of the world's most common glomerular diseases. Hyperuricemia was recently defined as risk factor for chronic kidney disease. We aimed to investigate the impact of baseline serum uric acid levels on progression of IgAN.