Cardiogenetics: a primer for the clinical cardiologist

Published on April 29th, 2020
Excellent article which will assist in helping us understand the basic principles of cardiovascular genetics, recognise which patients might have an underlying genetic condition and refer patients for genetic testing when appropriate.

Learning objectives

►  To integrate the family history and directed genetic testing into the diagnostic evaluation of patients with cardiovascular disease.

►  To manage patients and families with inherited cardiovascular conditions.

►  To manage the uncertainties associated with genetic testing.

►  To integrate new information about genetic conditions into clinical care.

►  To recognise phenotypes associated with inherited cardiovascular conditions.

Cardiogenetics, Heart