Liver transplantation as a treatment option for three siblings with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia


Küçükkartallar T., Yankol Y., Kanmaz T., TOPALOĞLU S. , Acarlı K., Kalayoğlu M.

PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANTATION, cilt.15, ss.281-284, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 15 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2010.01469.x
  • Dergi Adı: PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANTATION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.281-284

Özet

FH is a hereditary inherited disorder of cholesterol metabolism. Homozygous form of the disease associates severe form of atherosclerotic disease. Clinicians have been tried to inhibit the progression of the homozygous FH with medical and surgical treatment. We here present three siblings with homozygous FH who were successfully treated with liver transplantation.