Familial hypercholesterolaemia : Challenges in primary care

@inproceedings{Brett2015FamilialH,
  title={Familial hypercholesterolaemia : Challenges in primary care},
  author={T Crawley Brett and Gerald F Watts and Jacquie Garton-Smith and Damon A. Bell and Alistair Vickery and Jing Pang and Diane Elizabeth Arnold-Reed},
  year={2015}
}
unrecognised and undertreated in Australian primary care. A new approach involving increased awareness, early detection, lifelong treatment and cascade testing of relatives is essential to improve outcomes of patients with this disorder. F amilial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) is a relatively common, autosomal dominant, inherited disorder of lipid metabolism1 that can cause atherosclerosis, premature coronary artery disease (CAD) and early death if left untreated. The significance of FH is… CONTINUE READING

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