Long term statin treatment reduces lipoprotein(a) concentrations in heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia.


BACKGROUND Raised plasma lipoprotein(a) (Lp(a)) is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. It is unknown whether increased Lp(a) is an additional risk factor for coronary artery disease in familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) or whether statin treatment can reduce Lp(a) concentrations in the long term. OBJECTIVE To investigate Lp(a… (More)


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