Getting to the Heart of the Matter: An Overview of Cardiovascular Genetics


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A summary of cardiovascular genetics designed to provide genetic professionals with some of the necessary tools for offering cardio genetic counseling and testing. Our speaker Amy Sturm is a Genetic Counselor at the Division of Human Genetics at Ohio State Wexner Medical Center Columbus, Ohio. She describes the basic anatomy and function of the heart, outlines the main types of cardiovascular disease, identifies the medical and family history characteristics suggestive of these inherited conditions, and demonstrates the unique components of cardiovascular genetic counseling within this subspecialty of genetics.

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