TITLE

Familial Hypercholesterolemia--Screening to Facilitate Early Prevention

AUTHOR(S)
Parhofer, Klaus G.
PUB. DATE
August 2014
SOURCE
Deutsches Aerzteblatt International;8/4/2014, Vol. 111 Issue 31/32, p521
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses a report in the journal concerning developments in the diagnosis and treatment of familial hypercholesterolemia.
ACCESSION #
97625391

 

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