Items Tagged ‘#Genetic heart disease’

April 30, 2019

Sudden Cardiac Death: Defining the Risk for Surviving Relatives

By Barbara J. Toman Barbara J. Toman (@barbaratoman)

A young person’s sudden death from cardiac arrest is doubly devastating. Just when family members are mourning the unexpected loss, they might also be wondering if the cause was inherited heart disease — and if they too are at risk. Often there’s no easy answer. Unlike certain cancers with strong links to a single gene […]

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Tags: #Genetic heart disease, #sudden cardiac death, Dr. Joseph Maleszewski, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine

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