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Hypercholesterolemia, Familial

Known as: Lipoproteinemia, Hyper-Low Density, Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II, Familial Hypercholesterolemic Xanthomatoses 
A group of familial disorders characterized by elevated circulating cholesterol contained in either LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS alone or also in VERY… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Aims The first aim was to critically evaluate the extent to which familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) is underdiagnosed and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Ezetimibe, a cholesterol-absorption inhibitor, reduces levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol when added… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
After 24 months, in the atorvastatin-only group, the mean (±SD) HDL cholesterol level was 52.4±13.5 mg per deciliter and the mean… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is characterized by raised serum LDL cholesterol levels, which result in excess deposition of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
CONTEXT Children with familial hypercholesterolemia have endothelial dysfunction and increased carotid intima-media thickness… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND High LDL-cholesterol is a risk factor for atherosclerosis. We aimed to determine whether aggressive cholesterol… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Endothelial dysfunction is an early event in experimental studies of atherogenesis, preceding formation of plaques. We have… Expand
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Review
1986
Review
1986
In 1901 a physician, Archibald Garrod, observed a patient with black urine. He used this simple observation to demonstrate that a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Cultured fibroblasts derived from patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, which lack functional low density… Expand
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
Abstract 125I-Labeled low density lipoproteins were found to associate with monolayers of cultured normal fibroblasts by two… Expand
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