Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

A new prediction tool to identify disease-causing mutations in familial hypercholesterolaemia

May 24, 2015 - ISA2015, Amsterdam - Joost Besseling



Joost Besseling (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Recorded at ISA2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands on May 24-26, 2015


Joost Besseling and colleagues developed a new prediction model to determine which patients might have a disease-causing FH mutation. The model works particularly well in young patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia.