Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

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Smoking, hypertension, and diabetes contributed to more than a quarter of excess CVD risk in individuals with heterozygous familiar hypercholesterolemia.

Ultrasonography and MRI May Improve Diagnosis of Achilles Tendon Xanthoma in FH

Ultrasonography and MRI May Improve Diagnosis of Achilles Tendon Xanthoma in FH

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Ultrasonography or MRI may improve diagnosis of ATX in familial hypercholesterolemia, identifying patients at risk for more severe coronary artery disease.

Familial Hypercholesterolemia: An Underdiagnosed Disease Gets a Second Look

Familial Hypercholesterolemia: An Underdiagnosed Disease Gets a Second Look

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Despite the frequency with which it occurs, familial hypercholesterolemia often goes undiagnosed, with only 10% of affected patients aware of this genetic disorder.

Genetic Testing Recommended for Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Genetic Testing Recommended for Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Genetic testing should become the standard of care for patients with definite or probable familial hypercholesterolemia.

Child-Parent Screening for Familial Hypercholesterolemia Feasible in Primary Care

Child-Parent Screening for Familial Hypercholesterolemia Feasible in Primary Care

Screening for hypercholesterolemia is feasible at routine child immunization visits in primary care practices.

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