Establishment of Specialized Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics Programs Recognizing Standards

Published: May 23, 2019

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  • Cardiovascular (CV) genetics is a quickly growing area within CV medicine.
  • The growth is attributed to advancement in genome sequencing and genetic testing affecting conditions such as cardiac conditions, lipid disorders, heart failure, cardiac complications of neuromuscular conditions and vascular disease.
  • This statement describes the development of a specialized CV genetics program (CVGP), it identifies areas important to a comprehensive program.