ACSVD Risk in Special Situations - Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome (FCS)

Introduction

  • What is familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS) and how does it differ from other types of severe HTG?
  • What is the pathophysiology of severe HTG and FCS?
  • What are the adverse consequences of severe HTG (with or without FCS) and what is their pathophysiology?
  • How should FCS be diagnosed?
  • How should FCS be management?
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