Familial hypercholesterolaemia: a look back, a look ahead

John R Burnett, David Ravine, Frank M van Bockxmeer and Gerald F Watts
Med J Aust 2005; 183 (4): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2005.tb07014.x
Published online: 15 August 2005

John R Burnett,* David Ravine, Frank M van Bockxmeer, Gerald F Watts§

  • 1 Department of Core Clinical Pathology and Biochemistry [corresponding author]
  • 2 Medical Genetics Unit
  • 3 Cardiovascular Genetics Laboratory
  • 4 Department of Internal Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, GPO Box X2213, Perth, WA 6847.

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  • 3. Thorsson B, Sigurdsson G, Gudnason V. Systematic family screening for familial hypercholesterolemia in Iceland. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2003; 23: 335-338.


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