Published in Gastroenterology Week, June 29th, 2009
"Patients were included if they had gout, were aged 65 years and older and had both medical and pharmacy benefits, and electronic laboratory data. Patients with gout and gouty episodes were identified using algorithms based on ICD-9-CM codes and medications. Logistic regression and negative binomial regressions were used to study the relationship between SUA concentration and the annual frequency and...
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