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Why better treatment of gout is needed



  1. Service de Rhumatologie, CHUV and University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

2016 Vol.34, N°4 ,Suppl.98
PI 0063, PF 0065

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PMID: 27586807 [PubMed]

Received: 28/06/2016
Accepted : 29/06/2016
In Press: 20/07/2016
Published: 03/08/2016


The treatment of gout is thought to be simple, but in reality we are confronted regularly with patients who do not adhere to treatment and patients who have other medical conditions that render the choice of therapy difficult. A treat-to-target approach is essential in order to manage hyperuricaemia effectively and this, combined with a better use of existing treatments, offers the best way forward.

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