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HCM: Genetics

We are living in the age of genetics. HCM was first identified as a genetic disorder of the cardiac sarcomere in the 1990’s. This page will direct you to more information about genetics as it relates to HCM and testing.




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3/31/20 Late Breaking from ACC: Cardiologists beware: clinical limitations of genotyping- versus sequencing-based strategies for cardiomyopathy evaluation" presentation for ACC by Tom Callis PhD - Invitae

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What do we know about genetics in HCM , and what about HCM mimickers? 

Read this document FIRST if you are considering genetic testing

Why should you consider testing?

GINA – The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act

Where can you access genetic testing for HCM?

Genetic testing for HCM: the case for insurance reimbursement in the USA.