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ea0066p4 | Adrenal, Gonadal, DSD and Reproduction, and Basic Science | BSPED2019

A regional service for children and young people with familial hypercholesterolaemia: lessons learnt

Nurse James , Shaunak Meera , Sherman Catherine , Cazeaux Angela , Davis Nikki

Introduction: Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH) is an autosomal dominant inherited disorder of lipid metabolism. Affected children have elevated cholesterol from birth with accelerated atherosclerosis and significant cardiovascular disease (CVD) from the third decade. 1 in 250 people are affected and early treatment can eliminate the risk of premature CVD. Genetic testing guidance was published in August 2008 and a CVD outcomes strategy was produced in 2013. From 2014 the Br...