Hyperlipidemia Resources on the WWW

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MEDLINEplus - National Library of Medicine

Lipid Disorders

Lipid Disorders - acquired

Familial combined hyperlipidemia - "Multiple lipoprotein-type hyperlipidemia (Freq = 1:100 heterozygous; 1:10,000 homozygous)"

Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) - "Type II hyperlipoproteinemia; Hypercholesterolemic xanthomatosis; Low density lipoprotein receptor mutation; (Freq = 7:1,000; 10 million worldwide)"

Familial hypertriglyceridemia - Elevated VLDL; (Freq = common)

Familial dysbetalipoproteinemia - "Type III hyperlipoproteinemia; Deficient or defective apolipoprotein E (Freq = 1:10,000)"

Chylomicronemia syndrome - Familial Lipoprotein Lipase Deficiency (1:million)

Familial lipoprotein lipase deficiency - (Freq = 1:million)

Bassen-Kornzweig syndrome - "Abetalipoproteinemia; Acanthocytosis; Apolipoprotein B deficiency; (Freq = Rare, 70% males)"

Atherolsclerosis, Arteriosclerosis

Atherosclerosis - Hardening of the arteries

Arteriosclerosis of the extremities - Peripheral vascular disease; PVD; Arteriosclerosis obliterans

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Coronary artery disease - Stable angina

Myocardial infarction

Coronary artery disease (image)

Coronary artery blockage (image)


Stroke - Cerebrovascular disease; CVA; Cerebrovascular accident

Carotid stenosis (image)

Transient ischemic attack (TIA) - Mini stroke; TIA; Little stroke

Stroke or "brain attack"

Stroke secondary to atherosclerosis

Carotid Artery Disease

Carotid artery surgery - Carotid endarterectomy

Endarterectomy (image)

Carotid duplex - Ultrasound procedure

Cerebral angiography - Vertebral angiogram; Angiography - head; Carotid angiogram

Cranial CT scan - "A CT scan (computed tomography) of the head, including the skull, brain, orbits (eyes), and sinuses."

Cholesterol and Fats

Coronary risk profile - Lipids - serum; Lipoprotein/cholesterol analysis


Cholesterol test - Total cholesterol; Lipid test; Lipoprotein test

Fat - Saturated fat; Diet - fat; Polyunsaturated fat; Monounsaturated fat; Lipids

Triglyceride level

Fenofibrate (Systemic) - "Antihyperlipidemic drug (Tricor), lowers triglycerides"

Blood test (image)

Lipoproteins, Apolipoproteins

LDL - Low density lipoprotein

HDL - High density lipoprotein

VLDL - Very low density lipoprotein

Apolipoprotein CII

Apolipoprotein B100 - LDL and IDL


Xanthoma and Xanthelasma - Fatty deposits under the skin (images)

"Xanthoma, eruptive - close-up (image)"

Xanthoma - close-up (image)

Xanthoma - close-up (image)

Xanthoma on the knee (image)

Blood Clots

Blood clots - Clot; Emboli; Thrombi

Deep venous thrombosis - DVT; Blood clot in the legs

Retinal vessel occlusion - Retinal vein occlusion; Retinal artery occlusion

Heart disease - All cardiovascular disorders

Chronic pancreatitis - "Chronic relapsing pancreatitis (Freq = 1:10,000)"

Hypertensive heart disease - "(Freq = 7:1,000)"

Diabetes - Affects 16 million Americans

Other Web Resources

National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) - "National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)"

Cholesterol Management Tool for Palm OS - ATP III Cholesterol Management Implementation Tool for Palm OS

Clinical Practice Guidelines - Detection and treatment of hyperlipidemia (UT Southwestern)

MEDPED - FH nonprofit research organization (Utah)

Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - U.S. Federal Drug Administration

ICD-9-CM Codes 240-279 - "Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases, and Immunity Disorders (240-279)"

HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors - "Statins, cholesterol lowering drugs"

TRICOR (fenofibrate)

American Heart Association


Postgraduate Medicine Journal

Cardiovascular Events - March 2011

Hyperlipidemia - December 2000

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