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Author(s): Sousa, A
Moldovan, O
Lebreiro, A
Bourbon, M
António, N
Rato, Q
Rodrigues, P
Toste, A
Gonçalves Rocha, M
Oliveira, R
Granja, S
Cruz, C
Almeida, J
Martins, E
Title: Recommendations for genetic testing in cardiology: Review of major international guidelines
Publisher: Elsevier
Issue Date: 2020
Abstract: In recent years, the importance of genetic causes of cardiovascular diseases has been increasingly recognized, as the result of significant advances in molecular diagnosis techniques. This growing knowledge has enabled the identification of new phenotypes and the subclassification of clinical syndromes, impacting the therapeutic approach and genetic counseling offered to affected families. This paper describes the state of the art of genetic testing in the main cardiovascular diseases, aiming to provide a useful tool to help cardiologists and other health professionals involved in the care of individuals with hereditary heart diseases and their families.
Subject: Genetic testing
Inherited cardiovascular diseases
Source: Revista Portuguesa de Cardiologia, vol.39(10), p. 597-610
Document Type: Artigo em Revista Científica Nacional
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:I3S - Artigo em Revista Científica Nacional

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