The association between asymptomatic hyperuricemia and knee osteoarthritis: data from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.


Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA; Crystal Diseases Study Group, Division of Rheumatology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA; VA New York Harbor Health Care System, New York Campus, New York, NY, USA. Electronic address: [Email]


In vitro and clinical studies suggest that urate may contribute to osteoarthritis (OA) risk. We tested the associations between hyperuricemia and knee OA, and examined the role of obesity, using a cross-sectional, nationally representative dataset.



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