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AHA hyperlipidemia and hypercholesterolemia

Sequencing of 36 Lipid Genes in Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Approximately 40% of clinically diagnosed patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH) have pathogenic variants of other lipid-related genes in addition to those of conventional FH genes, according to a study....

Strategies to Manage Hypercholesterolemia in Young Adults

Cardiovascular guidelines advise statin therapy for adults aged 20-75 with low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) of 190 mg/dL or greater with a goal of lowering LDL-C by 50% or more. Furthermore, early-life accumulation of...

The Efficacy and Safety of Inclisiran by Baseline BMI

Twice-yearly dosing with inclisiran (after the initial and 3-month doses) provided effective and sustained lipid lowering in patients, irrespective of their baseline BMI, and was generally well tolerated, according to a study....

Experience Virtual #AHA21 – A Live Broadcast Event

The American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2021 is a premier global exchange of the latest scientific advancements, research and evidence-based clinical practice updates in cardiovascular science for health care...



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