Therapy with statins is effective in some patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.

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Patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia have elevated markedly low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels that are refractory to commonly used doses of hypolipidemic drugs, including statin [1]. We read with great interest the recently published report by Raal et al. who showed that high doses of atorvastatin (80 mg/day) are effective… (More)

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@article{Tsimihodimos2000TherapyWS, title={Therapy with statins is effective in some patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.}, author={Vasilios Tsimihodimos and George A Miltiadous and Moises Elisaf}, journal={Atherosclerosis}, year={2000}, volume={153 2}, pages={527} }