Familial high cholesterol cases going undiagnosed

26 January 2011

The need for improved and more equitable access to genetic testing and services for families with forms of inherited cardiac conditions across the UK was identified in a PHG Foundation report (see previous news), with recommendations for the development of specialist services. Though moves have been made in the right direction, clearly there is plenty still to be done to make the most of existing, cost-effective genetic testing to improve population health.  

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