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    Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research, 2012; 3(1):52-54
    Cardiothoracic Surgery | doi:10.4103/0975-3583.91591

    Coronary artery bypass grafting in a patient with gout arthritis


    Murat Ugurlucan, Ugur Filizcan1, Ilker Murat Caglar, Ertugrul Zencirci, Erhan Kaya2, Mehmet Ugur Es1, Tayfun Gurol1, Yahya Yildiz2

    Duzce Ataturk State Hospital, Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic, Duzce,

    1Maltepe University Medical Faculty, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul,

    2Pendik Bolge Hospital, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey


    Ischemic heart disease is accepted as the most common cause of mortality and morbidity nearly all over the world. Gout disease is the most common condition of inflammatory arthritis among the adult population. Literature includes limited information about the treatment strategies when both the conditions coexist. In this report, we present the case report of a 63 year old male patient with the diagnosis of Gout arthritis who underwent a coronary artery bypass grafting procedure successfully.

    Key words:Coronary artery bypass grafting, gout arthritis, hyperuricemia, ischemic heart disease.