Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Familial hypercholesterolemia: Diagnosis and management

10' education - Apr. 10, 2018 - Prof. Frederick Raal - University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Prof. Frederick Raal describes the prevalence and phenotypic variability of FH. Novel therapies have changed FH from a lethal disorder to a manageable dyslipidaemia.

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  • Phenotypic variability in FH 00:54
  • Current/emerging therapies for severe FH 01:49
  • LDL-c reduction with PCSK9 inhibitors in HeFH/HoFH 02:29
  • Future perspectives for severe HoFH 04:03


Professor Frederick Raal is Professor and Head of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.


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