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News: FHSC

New publications show FH is more common than previously believed

Tuesday 2 June 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Carmel Hayes
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Two recent studies by EAS members show that FH is more common than previously believed. These data highlight the important work of the EAS FHSC to map FH globally. In partnership with FH Europe and the WHF and other partners we hope to improve detection and treatment worldwide.

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Worldwide Prevalence of Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Meta-Analyses of 11 Million Subjects

Sabina O. Beheshti, Christian M. Madsen, Anette Varbo and Børge G. Nordestgaard
Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Volume 75, Issue 20, May 2020
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.03.057

Prevalence of Familial Hypercholesterolemia Among the General Population and Patients With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Pengwei Hu, Kanika I. Dharmayat, Christophe A.T. Stevens, Mansour T.A. Sharabiani, Rebecca S. Jones, Gerald F. Watts, Jacques Genest, Kausik K. Ray, Antonio J. Vallejo-Vaz
Circulation. 2020;141:1742–1759. Originally published 29 May 2020

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