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IP International Journal of Orthopaedic Rheumatology

Latest recommendation for gout treat –To target

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Author Details: Shiva Shankar Jha

Volume : 3

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2581-9151

Print ISSN : 2581-8112

Article First Page : 79

Article End Page : 81


The treat-to-target concept has been applied successfully in several inflammatory rheumatic diseases. Gout is a chronic disease with a high burden of pain and inflammation. The pathogenesis of gout is strongly related to serum urate levels, gout may be an ideal disease for application of “treat-to-target” approach.

Keywords: Serum urate, Urate lowering therapy, Treat-to-target, Hyperuricaemia, Monosodium urate