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


Country leader: Professor Alexandros D. Tselepis, MD, PhD


Population: 10 812 467

Estimated number of FH patients: 21 625 (prevalence 1:500)

Number of patients in the database: 606 (expected 2 000 – patients within 1 year)

National center: University Hospital of Ioannina

Other Centers: 8

Lipid network in country: functional

FH programme: based on national coordinating centre and network of lipid clinics involved in FH registry, Hellas FH registry (database)

Criteria: Dutch lipid clinic network diagnostic criteria

LDL apheresis: available

Number of LDL apheresis centres: 4