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


Country leader: Professor Gyorgy Paragh, MD


Population: 9 849 000

Estimated number of FH patients: 19 698 (prevalence 1:500)

Number of patients in the database: 279

National centres: Medical Center, University of Debrecen (Prof. György Paragh), Semmelweis University, Budapest (Prof. István Karádi)

Other centers: 18

FH programme: 2 national centres are able to perform genetical examination, the examinations are sponsored from scientific grant

Lipid network in country: doesn’t exist, but it’s in  development, FH registry was just developed – next step will be a pilot study and according to the experience of the study the programme will be applied in country or modified if needed

Criteria: Dutch lipid clinic network diagnostic criteria