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Research Article

Serum Uric Acid and Coronary Heart Disease in 9,458 Incident Cases and 155,084 Controls: Prospective Study and Meta-Analysis

  • Jeremy G Wheeler,

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Kelsey D. M Juzwishin,

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Gudny Eiriksdottir,

    Affiliation: Icelandic Heart Association, Kopavegur, Iceland

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  • Vilmundur Gudnason,

    Affiliation: Icelandic Heart Association, Kopavegur, Iceland

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  • John Danesh mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: john.danesh@phpc.cam.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Published: March 29, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020076

About the Authors

Jeremy G Wheeler, Kelsey D. M Juzwishin, John Danesh
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Gudny Eiriksdottir, Vilmundur Gudnason
Icelandic Heart Association, Kopavegur, Iceland

Corresponding Author

Email: john.danesh@phpc.cam.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist. JD is a member of the editorial board of PLOS Medicine.

Author Contributions

JGW, KDMJ, GE, VG, and JD designed the study. JGW, KDMJ, GE, VG, and JD analyzed the data. JGW conducted statistical analyses. JGW, KDMJ, GE, VG, and JD contributed to writing the paper.