Table 2: Possible indications for extracorporeal elimination of Cholesterols [1].

           Dyslipoproteinemia
PrimarySecondary

Familial hypercholesterolemiaEndocrinological diseases
Familial apo-100 defectDiabetes mellitus
Polygenetic hypercholesterolemiaNephrotic syndrome
Familial combined hypercholesterolemiaRenal-, heart transplantation
Isolated lipoprotein (a) elevationHemodialysis