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Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II (Familial Hypercholesterolemia) Summary

Description: A group of familial disorders characterized by elevated circulating cholesterol contained in either LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS alone or also in VERY-LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS (pre-beta lipoproteins).

Also Known As: Familial Hypercholesterolemia; Hypercholesterolemia, Familial; Apolipoprotein B-100, Familial Ligand-Defective; Familial Combined Hyperlipoproteinemia; Hyper-Low Density Lipoproteinemia Show All >>

Networked: 2611 relevant articles (105 outcomes, 277 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Cholesterol : 18 outcomes 33 studies in 449 results : IBA
  2. LDL Cholesterol : 18 outcomes 28 studies in 357 results : IBA
  3. Lipoproteins (Lipoprotein) : 14 outcomes 42 studies in 621 results : IBA
  4. atorvastatin (Lipitor) : 11 outcomes 18 studies in 64 results : FDA 2
  5. LDL Receptors (LDL Receptor) : 10 outcomes 52 studies in 833 results : IBA
  6. Lovastatin (Mevacor) : 10 outcomes 8 studies in 56 results : FDA 14 Generic
  7. Simvastatin (Zocor) : 8 outcomes 24 studies in 80 results : FDA 20 Generic
  8. Pravastatin (Pravachol) : 6 outcomes 16 studies in 43 results : FDA 19 Generic
  9. ezetimibe (Zetia) : 4 outcomes 10 studies in 48 results : FDA 3
  10. HDL Cholesterol : 4 outcomes 8 studies in 52 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II

  1. Atherosclerosis
  2. Hypercholesterolemia
  3. Coronary Disease (Coronary Heart Disease)
  4. Cardiovascular Diseases (Cardiovascular Disease)
  5. Dyslipidemias (Dyslipidemia)
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Key Therapies for Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II

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  1. Blood Component Removal (Apheresis) : 15 outcomes 16 studies in 218 results
  2. Plasma Exchange : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 28 results
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 40 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome in 24 results
  5. Diet Therapy (Therapy, Diet) : 1 outcome in 4 results
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