New Whitepaper: Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Published: July 4, 2018

Devyser is pleased to announce the publication of a new whitepaper Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Genetic Diagnosis and Cascade Testing Using NGS.

The 6th in our Expert Review series, this paper is co-authored by Peter Benedek and Kristina Duvefelt, of Karolinska University  Hospital, Stockholm.

The paper is a guide to conducting testing using NGS, and the benefits of implementing cascade screening for FH, which is a dominant yet highly underdiagnosed heriditary disorder. Affected individuals are affected by high levels of LDL-cholesterol, and early onset cardiovascular disease and death.

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