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What are some genetic heart problems?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Many

The most troublesome that are inherited in mendelian fashion are the channelopathies (long qt, brugada, others) that can cause sudden death without warning.
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (common) is dominant, friedreich's ataxia (less common) a sherman's paradox dominant, there are a host of risk genes for atherosclerosis, and hundred of rare genetic syndrome that can include heart malformation.

In brief: Many

The most troublesome that are inherited in mendelian fashion are the channelopathies (long qt, brugada, others) that can cause sudden death without warning.
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (common) is dominant, friedreich's ataxia (less common) a sherman's paradox dominant, there are a host of risk genes for atherosclerosis, and hundred of rare genetic syndrome that can include heart malformation.
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