Daily life, experience and needs of persons suffering from homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia: insights from a patient survey.

@article{Bruckert2014DailyLE,
  title={Daily life, experience and needs of persons suffering from homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia: insights from a patient survey.},
  author={Eric Bruckert and Samir Saheb and Juliette Roth Bont{\'e} and Carole Coudray-Omn{\`e}s},
  journal={Atherosclerosis. Supplements},
  year={2014},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={46-51}
}
Homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia (HoFH) is a rare and severe hereditary lipid disorder that is typically associated with high serum levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C). Excessive exposure to high levels of LDL-C puts affected individuals at very high risk of premature onset coronary heart disease, and this considerably limits life expectancy. Although the clinical features and treatment of HoFH have been extensively researched, societal and socio-psychological impacts… CONTINUE READING

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