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Correspondence: Robert Terkeltaub, M.D., VA Healthcare System/University of California San Diego, 111K, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161; Phone: 858-642-3519; Fax: 858-552-7425; Email: rterkeltaub@ucsd.edu

Authors' Contributions: Dinesh Khanna, John D. FitzGerald, and Puja P. Khanna contributed equally to the work.

All authors were involved in drafting the manuscript or reviewing or revising the intellectual content of the work, and all authors approved the final version of the paper submitted to be published.

Drs. Dinesh and Puja Khanna, John FitzGerald, and Robert Terkeltaub, each had full access to all of the data in the study and each take full responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analyses.

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Acknowledgments: We thank Ms. Amy Miller and Ms. Regina Parker of the ACR for administrative support and guidance.

Drs. Jennifer Grossman (UCLA), Michael Weinblatt (Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School), Ken Saag (UAB) and Ted Ganiats (UCSD) provided valuable guidance on the objectives and process.

Rikke Ogawa (UCLA) provided greatly appreciated service as medical research librarian.

Disclosures: Author conflict of interests are provided directly from the American College of Rheumatology and detailed separately.


Research Funding:

This project was entirely funded by a grant from the American College of Rheumatology.


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2012 American College of Rheumatology Guidelines for Management of Gout. Part 1: Systematic Nonpharmacologic and Pharmacologic Therapeutic Approaches to Hyperuricemia

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Journal Title:

Arthritis Care and Research


Volume 64, Number 10


, Pages 1431-1446

Type of Work:

Article | Post-print: After Peer Review

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© 2012 by the American College of Rheumatology

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