ScreenPro FH
Screening Project for Familial Hypercholesterolemia
in Central, Southern and Eastern Europe

New article “FH and COVID-19: triggering of increased sustained CV risk”

Approximately 30 million people worldwide suffer from familial hypercholesterolaemia. These patients have an increased risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and its atherothrombotic complications already in middle age. It is likely that COVID-19 further increases their cardiovascular risk, both during infection and after recovery. We advise continued use of treatment for the severe hypercholesterolaemia observed in these patients.  ... More

Cancellation IAS Anitschkow Days 2020

Due to the global Covid-19 public health crisis the organizers of the IAS International Conference on Atherosclerosis 2nd Anitschkow Days have decided to cancel the Congress.

New article on behalf of FH Europe and ILEP

Read the new article "Brief recommendations on the management of adult patients with FH during the COVID-19 pandemic"

EAS Virtual Congress

Due to health risks relating to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19),  the 88th EAS Congress in Geneva, Switzerland is now transformed into a virtual event. The Congress dates remain the same: October 04-07, 2020.