Urate Deposition Vodcast Oh, the Places Urate Will Go!

A vodcast series on systemic urate deposition

A practicing radiologist for nearly 15 years, Dr Kumar is the former chief resident at Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School and has completed a fellowship in musculoskeletal imaging at the University of Chicago. Dr Kumar is excited to use her expertise to uncover innovative insights into better understanding gout and the recognition and potential implications of systemic urate deposition.

The Not-So-Great Places Urate Can Deposit

The evidence is growing that urate deposits are much more than just a joint problem. Urate can deposit almost anywhere in the body, including in the heart, kidneys, spine, and eyes and under the skin.1-7

In this vodcast series, Dr Ada Kumar examines the surprising and concerning places where urate deposition has been found in the body and what it means for patients with systemic urate deposition.

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