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Dr Devanand
Dr Muhammad Shahid
Dr Sadia Mansoor
Dr Waqqas Ishaq
Dr Syed Faisal Hussain
Dr Fahad Asim


Hyperuricemia, Hypertensive, Female


Objectives: To determine the frequency of Hyperuricemia in Hypertensive Patients.

Materials and Methods:  This cross-sectional study was conducted at multiple centers including Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi Institute of Cardiology, Wazirabad and Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Karachi from July, 2023 to December, 2023. A total of 310 patients who met the inclusion criteria were included in the study. A trained phlebotomist collected 5 ml of blood from each patient, which was then sent to the laboratory for analysis of serum uric acid levels. Patients with fasting serum uric acid levels equal to or greater than 7.0 mg/dL were classified as having hyperuricemia.

Results: The mean age of all patients was 52.93 years, with the majority (55.5%) falling within the 56-70 age group. The 41-55 age group accounted for 25.8% of patients, while the 25-40 age group had the lowest representation at 25.8%. Among the total 310 enrolled patients with hypertension, hyperuricemia was observed in 125 (40.3%) individuals. Gender distribution revealed 127 (41.0%) male patients and 183 (59.0%) female patients. Further analysis involved stratifying hyperuricemia by gender and age groups. However, this analysis yielded an insignificant p-value.

Conclusion: The study concluded that hyperuricemia was associated with hypertension. Additionally, it found that in later stages of life, female individuals with hypertension are more susceptible to experiencing hyperuricemia compared to males.


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