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ea0097009 | Section | BES2023

A retrospective study of people with familial hypercholesterolemia in a Belgian lipid clinic

V Ide , Cock D De , S Pazmino , R Vangoitsenhoven , Schueren B Van der , A Mertens

Background: Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a genetic disease characterized by hypercholesterolemia and premature cardiovascular events. Early diagnosis and treatment can strongly reduce the cardiovascular burden.Objective: We aim to describe the characteristics of patients with heterozygous FH followed in a tertiary hospital in Belgium.Methods: We retrospectively studied a c...