ACTA CARDIOLOGICA, vol.69, no.4, pp.417-423, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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Title of Journal :
Uric acid, carotid intima-media thickness, masked hypertension, AMBULATORY BLOOD-PRESSURE, WHITE-COAT HYPERTENSION, C-REACTIVE PROTEIN, CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE, MYOCARDIAL-INFARCTION, CELL-PROLIFERATION, FOLLOW-UP, RISK, HYPERURICEMIA, ASSOCIATION
Background Serum uric acid is related to hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. Masked hypertension is associated with an increase in cardiovascular risk. The aim of our study was to evaluate the serum uric acid level and its relationship with carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) in patients with masked hypertension.