familial hypercholesterolemia

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congenital disorder characterized by high levels of cholesterol and early development of atherosclerosis

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Identification and management of familial hypercholesterolaemia.
Dyslipidaemia and glucocorticoid treatment Primary Dominant disorders, familial combined hyperlipidaemia, familial hypercholesterolaemia, dysbetalipoproteinaemia Variably penetrant disorders, [apoE.
Under new guidelines published by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, practice nurses may be required to test children of families with familial hypercholesterolaemia.
Researchers in the Netherlands looked at the benefits of giving statins to young children with familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH).
The Government will also pilot a programme to identify and treat people with a genetic disorder called familial hypercholesterolaemia.
The Complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period the Company and certain of its executive officers issued materially false and misleading statements regarding the safety and efficacy of the Company's flagship product, Kynamro (mipomersen sodium), for the treatment of patients with Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolaemia.
Homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia in adults and adolescents aged 12 years and over: The initial recommended dose is 420 mg once monthly.
Familial Hypercholesterolaemia is Underdiagnosed and Undertreated in the General Population: Guidance for Clinicians to Prevent Coronary Heart Disease.
As is well known, this population has well-established founder effects for a wide range of conditions, of which the best-known examples are familial hypercholesterolaemia and variegate porphyria.
e organisation is looking at ways to help identify the one in 200 families in the UK with the condition familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH).
Dr Khan works at University Hospital's WISDEM centre and specialises in a genetic disorder called Familial Hypercholesterolaemia.
In one study (1) the addition of ezetimibe 10 mg to simvastatin 80 mg in patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) did not translate into different carotid intima media (IMT) measurements compared with simvastatin alone over a 2-year period.
Testing could pinpoint hereditary high cholesterol - known as familial hypercholesterolaemia - meaning parents could also be identified, experts said.
One in 500 people have familial hypercholesterolaemia which means they have few LDL receptors that remove cholesterol.
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