Explore all resources on the relationship between uric acid and the kidney.
DOWN AND OUT KIDNEY VIDEO RESOURCES
Down and Out Kidney video
View this cautionary tale about what happens when uric acid overwhelms the kidneys in people with gout.
Down and Out Kidney video wallpaper
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Oh, the Places Urate Will Go! A Vodcast Series on Systemic Urate Deposition
Learn about the surprising and concerning places where urate deposition has been found throughout the body, and what it means for patients with systemic urate deposition, hosted by Dr. Ada Kumar, radiologist.
A Heart-to-heart About Gout (Part 1)
Dr. Kumar takes a look at the potential dangers of urate deposition in the heart with a focus on arterial deposition.
A Heart-to-heart About Gout (Part 2)
In part 2 of her investigation of urate deposition in the heart, Dr. Kumar examines deposits in the cardiac valves and myocardium.
Urate in the Kidneys? No Kidding!
Dr. Kumar looks at the connection between urate deposition in the kidney and decreased renal function.
Spine-tingling Images—Urate Deposition in the Back
Dr. Kumar explores evidence of gout and urate deposition along the spine.
Open Your Eyes! Looking at Urate Deposition
Dr. Kumar analyzes medical images of urate deposition in the eyes and its effect on ocular function.
Urate Gets Under Your Skin
Dr. Kumar shows how urate deposition can affect the skin and what it means for patients.
Negatively birefringent crystal image (purple) used with permission from Park JJ, et al. BMJ Open. 2014;4(7):e005308.
Myocyte inclusions in the myocardium image used with permission from Frustaci A, et al. Ann Intern Med. 2020;172(5):363-365.
Kidney autopsy image used with permission from Nickeleit V, Mihatsh MJ. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 1997;12(9):1832-1838.
Spinal DECT scan used with permission from Wang JX, et al. BMC Rheumatol. 2020;4:22.
Fundoscopic photograph used with permission from Jiang Y, et al. BMC Ophthalmol. 2018;18(1):11.
Skin image used with permission from Pattanaprichakul P, et al. Dermatol Pract Concept. 2014;4(4):33-35.