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New treatment for very high cholesterol

A new treatment is now available in Austin for very high cholesterol.

image of inside of blood vessel

Dr. Robert Hootkins, ADC nephrologist, recently spoke on KXAN’s weekend morning ahow about this treatment option for people with extremely high levels of cholesterol.

Dr. Hootkins also answered questions about health risks for people with high cholesterol and when it is appropriate to use apheresis to treat this problem.

Watch the interview here: