Identification of Novel Genetic Variants and Biomarkers of Disease Progression in Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy


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  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 17-004169
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 17-004169

About this study

The purpose of this study is to identify hereditary causes of cardiomyopathy.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with a diagnosis of a non-MI SCA who survived
  • Patients with a non-MI SCD
  • Patient with a SCA associated with seizures, epilepsy, syncope, drowning and near-drowning, where a cardiomyopathy is suspected
  • Family member of a patient diagnosed with primary cardiomyopathy (including HCM, idiopathic DCM, AVC)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with a clear, unambiguous known cause of SCA or SCD such as myocardial infarction or heart failure secondary to ischemic heart disease
  • Significant coronary artery disease (Epicardial coronary artery stenosis >50%) which can explain degree of LV dysfunction
  • Those unwilling to provide written consent or assent

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

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Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Grace Lin, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Tonya Sands


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