Decision to reject screening for familial hypercholesterolaemia is flawed

Arch Dis Child. 2021 Jun;106(6):525-526. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2020-319168. Epub 2020 Jun 29.
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Keywords: cardiology; genetics.

MeSH terms

  • Cholesterol / blood
  • Decision Making, Organizational*
  • Genetic Testing / standards
  • Humans
  • Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II / blood
  • Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II / complications
  • Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II / diagnosis*
  • Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II / genetics
  • Mass Screening / organization & administration
  • Mass Screening / standards*
  • Mutation
  • Myocardial Infarction / genetics
  • Myocardial Infarction / prevention & control*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • State Medicine / standards*
  • Time Factors
  • United Kingdom

Substances

  • Cholesterol