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how is the relation acute gout arhtritis after coronary stenting?

hi all,i'm alfrid,last year medical student,3 days ago my father had 3 coronary stents, one in RAC, two stents in LAD, because 2 days before the the procedure did, the cardiologist found 60 occlusion in RAC and total occlusion in mid LAD, now my father feels so pain in his foot, especially in dorsum pedis dextra, there is a swelling, warm, pain on the first thumb. is there a relation acute gout arthritis after coronary stenting? how it works? what drugs can relieve the pain. he got plavix, lipitor, zyloric, cardioaspirin. thanks all
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Stent implants would not directly cause gout arthritis.

For some insight: Gout is a kind of arthritis caused by a buildup of uric acid crystals in the joints. Uric acid is a breakdown product of purines that are part of many foods we eat. An abnormality in handling uric acid and crystallization of these compounds in joints can cause attacks of painful arthritis, kidney stones, and blockage of the kidney filtering tubules with uric acid crystals, leading to kidney failure. .
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