Familial hypercholesterolemia in children

@article{Rodenburg2004FamilialHI,
  title={Familial hypercholesterolemia in children},
  author={J. Rodenburg and M. N. Vissers and A. Wiegman and M. Trip and H. D. Bakker and J. Kastelein},
  journal={Current Opinion in Lipidology},
  year={2004},
  volume={15},
  pages={405-411}
}
Purpose of this review This review provides an update on recent advances in the diagnosis and management of children with familial hypercholesterolemia. Recent findings A large cross-sectional cohort study of paediatric familial hypercholesterolemia demonstrated that affected children had a 5-fold more rapid increase of carotid arterial wall intima-media thickness during childhood years than their affected siblings. This faster progression led to a significant deviation in terms of intima-media… Expand
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Portuguese Familial Hypercholesterolemia Study: presentation of the study and preliminary results.
  • M. Bourbon, Q. Rato
  • Medicine
  • Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia = Portuguese journal of cardiology : an official journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology
  • 2006
  • 22
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