Screening for familial hypercholesterolaemia in primary care: time for general practice to play its part

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Brett, Tim.; Qureshi, Nadeem.; Gidding, Samuel.; Watts, Gerald F..;
  • Publisher: Elsevier

Fifty per cent of first-degree relatives of index cases with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) inherit the disorder. Despite cascade screening being the most cost-effective method for detecting new cases, only a minority of individuals with FH are currently identified.... View more
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