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Why Patients With Familial Hypercholesterolemia Are at High Cardiovascular Risk? Beyond LDL-C Levels - PubMed

Why Patients With Familial Hypercholesterolemia Are at High Cardiovascular Risk? Beyond LDL-C Levels - PubMed

Source : https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32205033/

Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a common genetic cause of elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) due to defective clearance of circulating LDL particles. All FH patients are at high risk for premature cardiovascular disease (CVD) events due to their genetically determined lifelon ...