familial atrial fibrillation


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familial atrial fibrillation

A rare autosomal-dominant condition characterised by a family pedigree of atrial fibrillation associated with defined ion channel abnormalities, especially sodium channels.

familial atrial fibrillation

A rare autosomal dominant disease caused by a mutation on chromosome 10. The features of the disease do not appear to differ from those of common ATRIAL FIBRILLATION.
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The company has also expanded its FAMILION family of tests for inherited heart diseases with the addition of a test for familial atrial fibrillation (AF).
The FAMILION Familial Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Test is the newest addition to Transgenomic's menu of genetic tests for inherited cardiac diseases.
Cardiac channelopathies are rare, potentially lethal inherited heart conditions, including Long QT Syndrome (LQTS), Brugada Syndrome (BrS), Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia (CPVT), Familial Atrial Fibrillation (Familial AF) and Short QT Syndrome (SQTS).

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