Grand Rounds: 2011.01.12


Dr. Jacob Karsh, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Professor Faculty of Medicine

Leticia Troppmann, PGY5, Division of Rheumatology

Hyperuricemia and Gout: Not just for rheumatologists anymore

Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe the link between hyperuricemia and cardiovascular morbidity.
  2. Define the role of the inflamasome in the pathogenesis of crystal induced inflammation.
  3. Describe the first new treatments for hyperuricemia and gout in 40 years.


  • Wednesday, January 12, 2011
  • 12:00 to 13:00 p.m.

(Video-linked to the Civic Amphitheatre, Riverside Amphitheatre and Montfort Hospital 2D111) Note:  This Grand Rounds presentation will be Webcast.

The Ottawa Hospital Medical Grand Rounds is an accredited group learning activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Ottawa. Phone no. for OTN participants during question period is 613-798-5555 x78952

Refreshments (coffee, tea, water) will be provided. You are welcome to bring your own lunch.

THANK YOU- Dept of Medicine Education Fund