Difference in the risk factors for coronary, renal and other peripheral arteriosclerosis in heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.

@article{Yagi2004DifferenceIT,
  title={Difference in the risk factors for coronary, renal and other peripheral arteriosclerosis in heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.},
  author={Kunimasa Yagi and S. Sumiko Hifumi and Atushi Nohara and Toshinori Higashikata and Akihiro Inazu and Kiyo-O Mizuno and Masanobu Namura and Kosei Ueda and Junji Kobayashi and Masami Shimizu and Hiroshi Mabuchi},
  journal={Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society},
  year={2004},
  volume={68 7},
  pages={623-7}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of the present study was to clarify the risk factors of several types of arteriosclerosis lesions in Japanese individuals with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (FH): renal arteriosclerosis (RAS), abdominal aortic sclerosis (AOS), iliac arteriosclerosis (IAS) and coronary artery disease (CAD). METHODS AND RESULTS Coronary angiography (CAG) and abdominal aortic angiography (AAA) were performed in 117 consecutive heterozygous FH subjects (79 men, 38 women; age 22-76… CONTINUE READING
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