Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Severe hypercholesterolemia

Homozygous FH
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Cholesterol Cycle

Familial hypercholesterolemia is an inherited disease characterized by the absence (homozygous) or markedly reduced (heterozygous) functioning LDL receptors in the liver.

Patient 1 - Baseline

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Patient B - Baseline

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Patient C - Baseline and after treatment

WF HeFH

The above case is an example of one of our patients with heterozygous FH. Her baseline LDL-c was 388 mg/dL. Using a combination of rosuvastatin, ezetimibe and PCSK9 inhibitor, her LDL-c dropped from 388 to 74 mg/dL, a decrease of 314 mg/dL or an 81% reduction!

Severe Familial Hypertriglyceridemia

Familial Hypertriglyceridemia
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