Cardiogenomics

Evidence-based point of care tools for health care providers on cardiogenomic topics.

Factor V Leiden (Updated Oct 2014)

A point of care tool on factor V Leiden containing when to offer genetic testing and management recommendations for asymptomatic carriers.

Familial hypercholesterolemia (updated Sept 2019)

A point of care tool containing the Canadian criteria for the clinical diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia as well as clinical features of the condition.

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (updated June 2014)

A point of care tool outlining the evaluation and management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Long QT syndrome (updated Oct 2016)

A point of care tool containing a brief overview of long QT syndrome and the red flags for how to identify the condition and the individuals who would most likely to benefit from referral to genetics and a cardiac arrhythmia specialist.

GEC-KO aims to aid the practicing non-genetics health professional by providing informed opinions regarding genetic/genomic conditions, services and technologies that have been developed in a rigorous and evidence-based manner with periodic updating.  The content on the GEC-KO site is for educational purposes only.  No resource should be used as a substitute for clinical judgement.  GEC-KO assumes no responsibility or liability resulting from the use of information contained herein.