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Volume 15 | ESPEYB15 | Next issue

Yearbook of Paediatric Endocrinology 2018

ey0015.12-13 | New treatments | ESPEYB15

12.13 Effect of Rosuvastatin on Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Children with Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: The CHARON Study (Hypercholesterolemia in Children and Adolescents Taking Rosuvastatin Open Label)

M Braamskamp , G Langslet , BW McCrindle , D Cassiman , GA Francis , C Gagne , D Gaudet , KM Morrison , A Wiegman , T Turner , E Miller , DM Kusters , JS Raichlen , PD Martin , EA Stein , JJP Kastelein , BA Hutten

To read the full abstract: Circulation 2017;136:359-366The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Panel on integrated Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Children and Adolescents recommended a universal screening approach that would include one-time testing of all children aged 9-11 years for dyslipidemia. This recommendation has raised controversy regarding t...