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ea0049ep362 | Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Lipid Metabolism | ECE2017

Identifiying underdiagnosed or undertreated patients with familial hypercholesterolemia from the central laboratory registries

Haymana Cem , Berlik Hamza , Gunes Yalcin , Tuncez Orhan Enes , Aytekin Cihat , Tapikara Zafer , Guzel Huseyin , Ozturk Ozlem , Barcin Cem , Ozgurtas Taner , Azal Omer , Sonmez Alper

Objective: Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a life-threatening genetic disease associated with elevated low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and premature coronary heart disease that is globally underdiagnosed and undertreated. This study aimed to search for the demographical characteristics, awareness and treatment adherence of underdiagnosed or undertreated FH patients from the records of the central biochemistry laboratory.Methods: Patient...