Special Issue "Genetics of Inherited Arrhythmogenic Syndromes Associated with Sudden Death"

A special issue of Cardiogenetics (ISSN 2035-8148). This special issue belongs to the section "Cardiovascular Genetics in Clinical Practice".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 25 July 2023 | Viewed by 117

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Oscar Campuzano
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Guest Editor
Medical Science Department, School of Medicine, University of Girona, 17003 Girona, Spain
Interests: genetics; inherited arrhythmias; molecular autopsy; cardiomyopathies; sudden cardiac death

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Use of high-throughput genetic tools for massively parallel sequencing has revolutionized genetic diagnostic of inherited arrhythmogenic syndromes. The identification of deleterious alterations in families affected by an inherited disease associated with sudden cardiac death is crucial for diagnosis of clinically affected but also for the early identification of relatives carrying the genetic alteration and, therefore, at risk for lethal arrhythmia. One of the main current challenges is data analysis and its genotype–phenotype interpretation in order to perform a useful clinical translation. Original studies as well as reviews and case reports will help to unravel genetic basis, improving clinical diagnosis, genetic counselling, and adoption of preventive therapeutic measures in inherited arrhythmogenic syndromes associated with sudden cardiac death.

Dr. Oscar Campuzano
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • genetic diagnostic
  • next generation sequencing
  • channelopathies
  • cardiomyopathies
  • Inherited arrhythmogenic syndromes
  • molecular autopsy
  • sudden cardiac death

Published Papers

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