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Risk of fatal stroke in patients with treated familial hypercholesterolemia: a prospective registry study.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Although it is recognized that in heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, large extracranial carotid vessels are affected by atherosclerosis, the risk of fatal stroke after treatment with cholesterol-lowering therapy remains uncertain. The goal of this study was to determine the risk of fatal stroke in patients with treated familial hypercholesterolemia. METHODS: A cohort of 1405 men and 1466 women with definite or possible heterozygous familial hypercholesterolem...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM, Biomedical Research Centre
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
Role:
Author
Journal:
Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation
Volume:
34
Issue:
1
Pages:
22-25
Publication date:
2003-01-05
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EISSN:
1524-4628
ISSN:
0039-2499
URN:
uuid:ee77114d-cb7e-422a-8882-00224ca246b4
Source identifiers:
10235
Local pid:
pubs:10235

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