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

Latvia

Country leader: Assoc. Professor Gustavs Latkovskis, MD

Contact: gustavs.latkovskis@gmail.com

Population: 1 986 096

Estimated number of FH patients: 3 972 (prevalence 1:500)

Number of FH patients in database: 133

National center: Latvian Institute of Cardiology and Regenerative Medicine, Riga

Other centers: 0

Lipid network in country: functional/in development

FH programme: FH registry – initiated in February 2015, run by the Latvian Institute of Cardiology and Regenerative Medicine, University of Latvia

FH criteria: Dutch lipid clinic network diagnostic criteria, (MedPed also calculated)