45-Year-Old Caucasian Female with a Lifelong History of Elevated Cholesterol
In this case presentation, Dr. James Underberg, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at NYU School of Medicine & NYU Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Director, Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic, shares strategies for identifying Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HeFH) in a patient with a lifelong history of elevated cholesterol. He also summarizes data for recently approved PCSK9 inhibitors for treating patients with HeFH.
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From Horizon CME, Brian Lee, PharmD, and Cara Williams, PharmD, have no relevant relationships to disclose.
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