Genetic analysis in 418 index patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: overview of 10 years' experience.

AIMS With more than 40 dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM)-related genes known, genetic analysis of patients with idiopathic DCM is costly and time-consuming. We describe the yield from genetic analysis in DCM patients in a large Dutch cohort. METHODS AND RESULTS We collected cardiological and neurological evaluations, family screenings, and genetic analyses for… CONTINUE READING