Liver transplantation for homozygote familial hypercholesterolemia: the only curative treatment.

@article{Alim2016LiverTF,
  title={Liver transplantation for homozygote familial hypercholesterolemia: the only curative treatment.},
  author={Altan Alim and Yaman Tokat and Yalcin Erdogan and Zafer Gokkaya and Murat Dayangaç and Yildiray Yuzer and Abdullah Alp {\"O}zçelik},
  journal={Pediatric transplantation},
  year={2016},
  volume={20 8},
  pages={
          1060-1064
        }
}
FH is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder characterized by increased TC and LDL level, which leads to xanthomas, atherosclerosis, and cardiac complications even in childhood. The treatment options are diet, medical treatment, lipid apheresis, and LT. The aim of our study was to analyze our data of patients with FH. Between 2004 and 2015, there were 51 patients who underwent pediatric LT at our center. All patients with FH were identified, and the data were retrospectively analyzed. There… CONTINUE READING
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