Top 10 Clinical Trends for July 2015

Ryan Syrek

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July 22, 2015

#3 Clinical Trend: PCSK9 Inhibitors

Last month, the FDA approved use of an investigational proprotein convertase subtilisin kexin 9 (PCSK9) inhibitor for lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels. The vote was 11-4 in favor of approval. The committee felt the benefits were most notable in patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (FH).

For more in-depth clinical information, see Familial Hypercholesterolemia.

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