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Table 1 Baseline characteristics and lipid levels of the study group.

From: Monocytes of patients with familial hypercholesterolemia show alterations in cholesterol metabolism

  homozygous FH heterozygous FH Controls
Gender female n = 6 female n = 5 female n = 16
  male n = 2 male n = 3 male n = 10
Age (years) 30.2 ± 11.1 28.8 ± 7.5 33.8 ± 11.2
LDL (mg/dl) 413.82 ± 92.33 (***) 220.64 ± 27.81 (***) 107.03 ± 17.78
HDL (mg/dl) 60.33 ± 8.09 54.17 ± 3.71 61.17 ± 6.60
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 141.31 ± 39.89 233.61 ± 132.80 107.63 ± 33.04
Lp(a) (mg/dl) 676.67 ± 347.06 442.73 ± 420.11 187.53 ± 153.59
Leukocytes (Gpt/l) 7.64 ± 0.95 5.45 ± 0.57 6.38 ± 0.8
Thrombocytes (Gpt/l) 253.12 ± 22.2 277.39 ± 37.51 258.12 ± 21.97
  1. Values are means ± SD. FH, familial hypercholesterolemia; Gpt, Giga particles; Tpt, Terra particles.