Targeted sequencing in candidate genes for atrial fibrillation: The Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology Targeted Sequencing Study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society (2013)

Keywords:

2013, December 2013, Public Health Sciences Division

Abstract:

Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified common genetic variants that predispose to atrial fibrillation (AF). It is unclear whether rare and low-frequency variants in genes implicated by such GWAS confer additional risk of AF.