- Provides a concise, clinically oriented resource, targeted at broad range of clinicians managing patients and families with a wide range of heterogeneous inherited cardiovascular conditions
- Written by leading experts on clinical cardiovascular genetics and genomics
- Includes key points for the clinician and relevant case histories to reflect the contemporary practice of clinical cardiovascular genetics and genomics
This title reflects the exponential growth in the knowledge and information on this subject and defines the extensive clinical translation of cardiovascular genetics and genomics in clinical practice. This concise, clinically oriented text is targeted at a broad range of clinicians who manage patients and families with a wide range of heterogeneous inherited cardiovascular conditions.
Cardiovascular Genetics and Genomics: Principles and Clinical Practice includes a concise and clear account on selected topics written by a team of leading experts on clinical cardiovascular genetics. Each chapter include key information to assist the clinician and case histories have been incorporated to reflect contemporary practice in clinical cardiovascular genetics and genomics. Therefore this will be of key importance to all professionals working in the discipline, from clinicians and trainees in cardiology, cardiac surgery, electrophysiology, immunology through geneticists, nursing staff and those involved in precision medicine.
Professor Dhavendra Kumar is a Consultant in Clinical Genetics at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff University, United Kingdom. He is the lead Clinical Geneticist for Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics. He is the Visiting Professor to the Genomic Policy Unit at the University of South Wales, UK, the Adjunct Professor to the Public Health Genetics Unit at the Chinese Capital Medical University, Beijing (China) and Visiting Professor/ Chief Guest of the prestigious Ranbaxy Science Foundation, India.
Internationally renowned expert in cardiovascular genetics and genomics. Professor Perry Elliott is recognized for his lead contributions in different forms of inherited cardiomyopathies, particularly familial hypertrophic and dilated cardiomyopathy. His current roles include the Deputy Editor of the BMJ journal Heart and co-editor/author of Principles and Practice of Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics & Oxford Specialist Handbook Inherited Cardiac Disease.