Usefulness of Lipid Apheresis in the Treatment of Familial Hypercholesterolemia

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Lipid apheresis is used to treat patients with severe hyperlipidemia by reducing low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C). This study examines the effect of apheresis on the lipid panel and cardiac event rates before and after apheresis. An electronic health record screen of ambulatory patients identified 11 active patients undergoing lipid apheresis… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2014/864317

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