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Fiziologichnyi Zhurnal

is a scientific journal issued by the

Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Editor-in-chief: V.F. Sagach

The journal was founded in 1955 as
1955 – 1977 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0015 – 3311)
1978 – 1993 "Fiziologicheskii zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
1994 – 2016 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
2017 – "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 2522-9028)

Fiziol. Zh. 2019; 65(1): 74-80


M.A. Bystrytska, N.V. Grygorieva, V.V. Povoroznyuk, T.Yu. Solonenko

    State Institution “D.F. Chebotarev Institute of Gerontology NAMS of Ukraine”, Kyiv, Ukraine


The effect of uric acid on bone mineral density (BMD) and the course of Parkinson’s disease (PD) were studied in 80 patients aged 50-80 years (39 ones in the control group and 41 persons with PD). Patients with PD have significantly lower uric acid indices compared to control (268.78 ± 57.43 and 301.69 ± 85.45 μmol/l respectively) and it was connected with body mass (r = 0.50, P <0.05) and body mass index (r = 0.35, P <0.05). Unlike the control group, in patients with PD there was a significant positive relationship between uric acid level with BMD of the proximal femur (r = 0.35, P <0.05), upper (r = 0.36, P<0.05) and lower extremities (r = 0.41, P<0.05) and the total body (r = 0.41, P <0.05). Reliable negative connections of the uric acid level and indexes of cognitive functions (according to Unified Parkinson’s disease rating scale) have been established (r = -0.34, P <0.05).

Keywords: uric acid, mineral density of bone tissue, Parkinson’s disease


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