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Academic papers and research relating to High Cholesterol

Expert reaction to analysis of clinical trial data on cholesterol lowering drugs and targets for 'bad' cholesterol levels

Responses from a collection of experts on an analysis published in BMJ Evidence Base Medicine, which looked at clincial trial data on cholesterol lowering drugs for 'bad' cholesterol levels. 

Publication date:
August 2020
Reaching detection targets in Familial Hypercholesterolaemia: Comparison of different identification strategies

Familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) is a common and preventable cause of premature heart attack but in most nations only a small proportion of FH-positive individuals have been identified.

The aim of this study was to estimate the time to close this FH detection gap.

David S Wald, Jonathan P Bestwick.  Atherosclerosis 293 (2020) 57-61

 

Publication date:
November 2019

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