Motivation to Pursue Genetic Testing in Individuals with a Personal or Family History of Cardiac Events or Sudden Cardiac Death
作者: Kathleen E. ErskineNadia Z. HidayatallahChristine A. WalshThomas V. McDonaldLilian CohenRobert W. MarionSiobhan M. Dolan
作者单位: 1Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health, Division of Reproductive Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/ Montefiore Medical Center
2Department of Psychiatry, Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s
3Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
4Departments of Medicine and Molecular Pharmacology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
5Department of Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics, Weill Cornell Medical College
6Department of Pediatrics, Divisions of Developmental Medicine & Genetics, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
刊名: Journal of Genetic Counseling, 2014, Vol.23 (5), pp.849-859
来源数据库: Springer Journal
DOI: 10.1007/s10897-014-9707-6
关键词: Genetic testingSudden cardiac deathLong QT syndromeMotivationChannelopathyGenetic counseling
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Genetic testing is becoming increasingly available for cardiac channelopathies, such as long QT syndrome and Brugada syndrome, which can lead to sudden cardiac death. Test results can be used to shape an individual’s medical management and to identify at-risk family members. In our qualitative study, all participants had a personal or family history of a diagnosed cardiac arrhythmia syndrome or sudden cardiac death. Open-ended interviews were conducted individually and in focus groups. Interviews were audio recorded, transcribed verbatim, and analyzed using a qualitative grounded-theory approach. Of 50 participants, 37 described their motivations for pursuing genetic testing for long QT syndrome or another cardiac channelopathy. Participants’ motivations included: to find an...
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