Thursday, September 20, 2018
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
The article below is an article easier to read by a reporter
POLYGENIC VS MONOGENIC FAMILIAL HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA
The blog below is more difficult for lay people to read despite my efforts to edit the text's main points.
UpToDate quotes found here but there may be a fire wall.
8/ "Mutations in these three genes can be detected in about 80 percent of patients with the definite FH clinical syndrome (also called phenotype) and 20 to 30 percent of those with possible FH syndrome."
9/ "Question arises:
10/ This thread of quotes from "Familial hypercholesterolemia in adults: Overview Authors: Robert S Rosenson, MD Paul Durrington, MD Section Editor:Mason W Freeman, MD Deputy Editor:Gordon M Saperia, MD, FACC" http://www.uptodate.com/contents/familial-hypercholesterolemia-in-adults-overview?
Posted by Brian Scott Edwards MD at 7:32 AM