Screening for FH should be turned upside down: Prof Gerald Watts

Can the index case in a family with genetic predisposition to high LDL cholesterol and premature atherosclerosis be a seemingly healthy toddler presenting for immunisation? That’s exactly how screening for familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) might work as part of a revised model of care, according to Professor Gerald Watts, chair of the Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Australasia Network. ...

Already a member?

Login to keep reading.

© 2021 the limbic