Impact of chronic LDL-apheresis treatment on Achilles tendon affection in patients with severe familial hypercholesterolemia: a clinical and ultrasonographic 3-year follow-up study.

@article{Scheel2004ImpactOC,
  title={Impact of chronic LDL-apheresis treatment on Achilles tendon affection in patients with severe familial hypercholesterolemia: a clinical and ultrasonographic 3-year follow-up study.},
  author={Alexander K. Scheel and Volker J. J. Schettler and Michael Koziolek and Sebastian Koelling and Carola Werner and Gerhard A. M{\"u}ller and Frank M Strutz},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={2004},
  volume={174 1},
  pages={133-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Pain of Achilles tendon (AT) is a common symptom in patients with severe familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) and often associated with AT xanthomas. It is unknown if these changes are potentially reversible during lipid lowering treatment. LDL-apheresis (LA) represents the most effective lipid lowering regimen. Aim of this investigation was to… CONTINUE READING