Genetic Testing and Counseling for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Cardiol Clin. 2019 Feb;37(1):35-43. doi: 10.1016/j.ccl.2018.08.003. Epub 2018 Oct 29.


Genetic testing has become more accessible and is increasingly being incorporated into the care of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Genetic test results can help to refine diagnosis and distinguish at-risk relatives from those who are not at risk.

Keywords: Genetic counseling; Genetic testing; Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; Pedigree.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic / diagnosis*
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic / genetics
  • Communication
  • Early Diagnosis
  • Female
  • Genetic Counseling / methods*
  • Genetic Testing / methods*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Patient Care Team
  • Patient Selection
  • Pedigree