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Cardiometabolic Health Congress Expert Faculty Evaluate the Clinical Implications of Newly FDA-Approved Treatment for Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Date:1/8/2013

e CMHC and professor of medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus remarked, “The FDA decision to approve lomitapide provides a new option for patients with HoFH, who so often develop extensive atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease as children, and remain inadequately treated.” Christie Ballantyne, MD, co-chair of the CMHC, chief, Section of Cardiovascular Research and Cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine and director of the Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention at Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center echoed a similar sentiment: “I am excited that we will have a new treatment option available for patients with HoFH.”

Sergio Fazio, MD, PhD, the Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Medicine and Pathology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tenn., and chief of the Section of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, cited the significance of the lomitapide approval: “This novel therapy is at the other end of the spectrum of cholesterol-lowering therapies – not a drug for everyone, like the statins, but an extreme intervention for extreme situations. Its mechanism of action is based on the inhibition of MTP, an intracellular protein that moves the lipid droplet to the forming lipoprotein in the liver and intestine. By targeting lipoprotein assembly, lomitapide has the power to reduce cholesterol irrespective of the type of mutation causing FH, since its effect is not based on up-regulation of the LDL receptor.”

Convening Oct. 2–5, 2013, in Boston, the CMHC is co-chaired by George L. Bakris, MD; Christie M. Ballantyne, MD; Robert H. Eckel, MD; and Jay S. Skyler, MD, MACP. The CMHC provides the most advanced-level cardiometabolic education encompassing a multitude of risk factors, including cardiovascular disease, obesity, type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemia, atherosclerosis, hypertension, thrombosis, acute coronary syndrome, chronic kidney disease and related comorbidities.

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