Patient experiences with gene panels based on exome sequencing in clinical diagnostics: high acceptance and low distress.

@article{Sie2015PatientEW,
  title={Patient experiences with gene panels based on exome sequencing in clinical diagnostics: high acceptance and low distress.},
  author={Aisha S Sie and Judith Prins and Wendy A. G. van Zelst-Stams and Joris A. Veltman and Ilse Feenstra and Nicoline Hoogerbrugge},
  journal={Clinical genetics},
  year={2015},
  volume={87 4},
  pages={319-26}
}
The Radboud University Medical Center was among the first to implement two-step exome sequencing in clinical genetic diagnostics. This study is the first to evaluate patient experiences with gene panels based on exome sequencing, using quantified psychological variables: acceptance, psychological distress, expectations of heredity and unsolicited findings. Between August 2011 and July 2012, 177 patients diagnosed with early-onset colorectal/kidney cancer, deafness, blindness or movement… CONTINUE READING
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