The Genetic Basis for Familial Cardiomyopathy in Patients With Idiopathic Cardiomyopathy
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00322582
(no financial resources were available to complete the study)
In many of the patients with cardiomyopathy, the etiology is not clear . In about 30% there is a family history of cardiomyopathy .Our aim is to study the genetics basis for these patients with cardiomyopathy with no clear etiology and who have a first degree family relative with cardiomyopathy as well.
Condition or disease
A total of 950 blood samples will be collected from patients with idiopathic cardiomyopathy and their relatives and will be analysed for genetics analysis.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 90 Years (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
History of cardiomyopathy
history of cardiomyopathy
etiology not known
family history of cardiomyopathy
ability to understand and sign the informed consent
refusal to participate
current participation in another active treatment study