CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AMPEL BioSolutions, a leading data science and
Gout, an ancient disease and the most common form of inflammatory arthritis in the US, affects more than 8 million people. Gout is caused by the deposition of urate crystals into tissues. These deposits cause painful joint swelling, the principal feature of gout. "The new findings confirm the widespread impact of urate deposition on the body and indicate that the presence of subcutaneous deposits of urate may be a surrogate to identify subjects with more severe disease," said Dr Lipsky, an author of the paper and member of the International Gout Study Group. "The good news for patients with gout is that pegloticase offers substantial clinical benefit in people with chronic or advanced gout regardless of the presence of tophi."
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