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    • Risk of Ischemic Stroke and Total Cerebrovascular Disease in Familial Hypercholesterolemia 

      Hovland, Anders; Mundal, Liv; Igland, Jannicke; Veierød, Marit Bragelien; Holven, Kirsten Bjørklund; Bogsrud, Martin Prøven; Tell, Grethe S.; Leren, Trond Paul; Retterstøl, Kjetil (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-21)
      <p><i>Background and Purpose</i>: Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a common autosomal dominant disease leading to increased level of serum LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol and risk of coronary heart disease. Whether FH increases the risk of cerebrovascular disease, including ischemic stroke, is debated. Accordingly, we studied the incidence of cerebrovascular disease in a cohort of ...