Severe Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Causing Gene Identified



A recent article in Science Daily discussed findings of geneticists in the Netherlands which revealed the existence of  a mutation in the gene alpha-kinase 3 (ALPK3) which, if inherited from both parents, may cause severe cardiomyopathy in children.

Cardiomyopathy U.K. recently featured this story on their website.

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Causes of SCD Identified Using Genetic Testing


According to a recent study by doctors in Australia and New Zealand, unexplained sudden cardiac deaths in children and adolescents can often be explained through the use of genetic testing.