Paediatric Drugs

, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp 438–439 | Cite as

Rasburicase

A Viewpoint by Dr Stan Goldman
  • Stan Goldman
Adis New Drug Profile Guest Commentary

Keywords

Uric Acid Allopurinol Uric Acid Level Serum Uric Acid Level Allantoin 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stan Goldman
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  1. 1.Pediatric Hematology/OncologyNorth Texas Hospital for Children at Medical City Dallas and Texas Oncology, P.A.DallasUSA

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