The Burden of Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome: Results From the Global IN-FOCUS Study

Familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS) is a rare genetic disorder characterized by a deficiency of lipoprotein lipase leading to extreme hypertriglyceridemia. Patients’ burden of illness and quality of life have been poorly addressed in the literature.

This study details the patient perspective on the burden of familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS).


Davidson M, Stevenson M, Hsieh A, Ahmad Z, Crowson C, Witztum JL 


Journal of Clinical Lipidology, April 2018

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