hypercholesterolaemia


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Related to hypercholesterolaemia: hyperlipidaemia, Familial hypercholesterolaemia

hypercholesterolaemia

(ˌhaɪpəkəˌlɛstərɒlˈiːmɪə) or

hypercholesterolemia

n
(Medicine) the condition of having a high concentration of cholesterol in the blood. See hyperlipidaemia
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Taking responsibility for leading and developing Amryt's European operations, Casals' new role will see him initially concentrate on the sales growth of the company's commercial asset, Lojuxta, a treatment for adult patients with Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolaemia.
NHS England (North) and the British Heart Foundation have joined forces to launch a region-wide screening service for the faulty gene which causes Familial Hypercholesterolaemia.
The PHS also found that prevalence of hypercholesterolaemia for people aged 15 to 84 is 49.
At least 1 in 500 people is born with a high cholesterol condition called Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH), which means they are at high risk of a heart attack, stroke or sudden death in their 20s, 30s and 40s.
Familial hypercholesterolaemia is underdiagnosed and undertreated in the general population: guidance for clinicians to prevent coronary heart disease: consensus statement of the European Atherosclerosis Society.
Firstly, if you have a family tendency to high cholesterol, called familial hypercholesterolaemia.
In this study, we have checked whether there is any role of abnormal BMI in the pathogenesis of Hypertension and Hypercholesterolaemia.
Doctors attribute it to unhealthy lifestyles, as well as the high prevalence of diabetes, obesity, hypertension and hypercholesterolaemia.
Jovita Jones, 53, lives in Abergavenny and was diagnosed with familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH), a potentially deadly inherited condition in 2012 after having a heart attack at work at the age of 46.
High cholesterol can be inherited, known as familial hypercholesterolaemia, and it is thought most of the 120,000 of us with it are undiagnosed and untreated.
studies showed the association of several vascular disorders like atherosclerosis and venous thromboembolism to non-O blood group and the most probable cause of this linkage was hypercholesterolaemia observed in these individuals.
Further analysis of the dialysis group showed a statistically significant difference in the presence of hypercholesterolaemia and hypoalbuminaemia between the patients who died and those who survived (Table 2).