myCardio 20 de April de 2021 by Description Description myCardio Genetic test to determine the risk of inherited cardiovascular disease myCardio is a service for the diagnosis of inherited cardiovascular pathology based on whole exome sequencing and the study of 90 genes selected by a team of experts in cardiovascular genetics. 750€ ORDER MYCARDIO The test is especially indicated in: People with suspected or diagnosed cardiovascular pathology. People with a family history of cardiovascular disease in several family members suggesting a hereditary component. People who want to know their risk of cardiovascular disease, especially amateur or professional athletes. ORDER MYCARDIO Do you want to know your possible risk for suffering from hereditary cardiovascular diseases? Take this quick assessment. EVALUATE YOUR POSSIBLE RISK The questions included in this questionnaire are intended to determine your risk for hereditary cardiovascular disease. Remember to consider the information from both paternal and maternal factors. If a risk is identified, we recommend a consultation with a genetic counselor to review your personal and family history. This is not a genetic test; it is a questionnaire that assesses your risk for hereditary cardiovascular disease based on the answers you provide. QUESTIONS 1. Has anyone in your family experienced heart failure or needed a heart transplant before the age of 50? 2. Have you or someone in your family experienced heart rhythm disturbances before the age of 50? 3. Do you or someone in your family experience fainting for no apparent reason? 4. Has anyone in your family suffered sudden death at an early age without a diagnosed cause? 5. Do you or someone in your family have very high cholesterol or have you had a heart attack before the age of 50? RESULT If you answered YES to one or more of the above questions, you may have an increased risk of inherited cardiovascular disease. It is recommend that you request a genetic counseling consultation to further assess your possible risk and determine if genetic testing is necessary. If you have answered NO to all the questions,an increased risk of hereditary cardiovascular disease cannot be determined. This does not imply that you cannot be a carrier of a pathogenic variant related to cardiovascular disease. Veritas has a team of medical professionals specialized in genetics. You can arrange a consultation for genetic counseling in person or online to answer any questions you may have and analyze your specific case. REQUEST ADVICE myCardio includes: Whole exome sequencing and interpretation of 90 selected genes.Storage of sequencing data that allows subsequent reanalysis.Possibility of extending the study to other genes of interest to the specialist.Access to the Exome Diagnostic Interpretation Service.Advice offered by medical geneticists for both the patient and the specialist, if requested.In case of reclassification of previously reported variants, the information is updated to the specialist when they have clinical impact. I want to order myCardio, what are the next steps? 1. Receive your genetic counseling consultation Once you have purchased the test, we will contact you to set up a genetic counseling consultation to review your case and prescribe the test. 2. Receive your kit, give your sample and organize the shipment Veritas will send you the saliva kit. You will then notify us when it is ready for shipment. 3. Analysis of your sample and provide the results We sequence your DNA, extracting the relevant clinical information that will be provided in your report. The maximum period to complete the study and receive your report is 8 weeks. 4. Complete the post-test consultation to review your results A medical professional will explain your results during a genetic counseling consultation. During the session, you will be provided a comprehensive explanation of your results and any recommended actions that can assist with your on-going healthcare management. ORDER MYCARDIO You want to know more? Genetics is a field in constant development that generates multiple doubts and questions, in this section we hope to solve some of them. How does myCardio work? myCardio is a genetic sequencing test that is performed from a simple saliva sample. We sequence the whole exome (Whole Exome Sequencing) and issue a report of results that must be evaluated by a specialist. All our tests must be prescribed by a physician and include pre and post test genetic counselling. How long does it take to receive my results? Your results will be available between 8 and 10 weeks from when receive the DNA sample in our lab. The estimated delivery time varies because every person’s genetic information is unique and may require different degrees of analysis. Is myCardio suitable for all ages? myCardio is a test developed for adults and is particularly relevant in cases where there is a personal or family medical history suggestive of hereditary pathology. Do I need a doctor’s prescription to have the analysis? myCardio is a genetic test that provides clinically important information. For this reason, the test requires a prescription. If you cannot obtain the prescription from your doctor Veritas can provide a genetic counseling consultation (included with the test) and a geneticist will evaluate your case and provide the prescription.