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Additional risk factors influence excess mortality in heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia.

Atherosclerosis 2000 Apr;149(2):421-5.
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Life expectancy of patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia is decreased. Some untreated patients reach a normal life span and, therefore, additional risk factors and the type of mutatio...nd are highlighted by the presence of premature CAD among first-degree relatives. This underscores the need for active identification of all hypercholesterolaemic relatives of such patients.

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