Perry J. Weinstock

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Hyperlipoproteinemias, Type I-V (hyperlipidemia, dyslipidemia, or “high cholesterol”)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? The diagnosis of hyperlipoproteinemia is confirmed by laboratory measurement of lipoproteins in the blood. Although a family history of a lipid disorder, multiple non-lipid risk factors and certain physical examination findings are helpful, the disorder may only truly be characterized by assessing the composition of plasma lipoproteins in the…

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