Clinical Research in Cardiology

, Volume 100, Issue 7, pp 627–628 | Cite as

A case of familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy emphasizes the importance of parallel screening of multiple disease genes

  • Thomas Scheffold
  • Stephan Waldmüller
  • Konstantin Borisov
Letter to the Editors



This work was in part supported by the Adolf-Schilling-Stiftung Münster. We thank also Mrs. Joanne Davis for technical help and revising the manuscript.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Scheffold
    • 1
  • Stephan Waldmüller
    • 2
  • Konstantin Borisov
    • 3
  1. 1.Department Biobank/KardiogenetikInstitut Für Herzinfarktforschung Ludwigshafen an der Universität HeidelbergLudwigshafen/RheinGermany
  2. 2.Institut für HerzkreislaufforschungUniversität Witten/HerdeckeDortmundGermany
  3. 3.Department of Cardiology and SurgeryRehabilitation Center of the Executive Office of the President of Russian FederationMoscowRussia

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