Vascular surgical procedures in patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia: is it too late?
Mikhailidis, Dimitri P.
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Letter to the Editor: Because of heightened awareness, more patients with FH are likely to be diagnosed and treated early. This may decrease their risk of developing non-coronary vascular disease. On the other hand, effective treatment will prolong the survival of patients with FH. In turn, this may increase their risk of developing non-coronary vascular disease. Whatever the pattern, vascular specialists need to know that these patients form a special group with their own characteristics and outcomes.