What is SUDD inCode® and how can it help identify if you are at risk from genetic heart disease or sudden death?
- Do you have a family history of sudden cardiac deathat a young age (under 50 years old)?
- Have you already been diagnosed with a genetic heart disease and are worried about the implications of this for your children?
- Has anyone in your family been diagnosed with myocardiopathy or channelopathy?
If you answered YES to any of the above questions you should be aware that sudden cardiac death may be caused by genetic disease. Therefore, establishing if you have a genetic disease is of paramount importance to both yourself and your family when safeguarding your future health.
Every year, sudden cardiac death claims many lives globally, with a genetic base for diagnosis identifiable in around 20% of those cases.
Identification of myocardiopathies, channelopathies and the the genetic cause of sudden cardiac death enables your doctor to confirm any clinical diagnosis of genetic disease, implement an effective treatment plan and also offer you support and guidance, for future family planning.
Genetic diseases do not always present at the same age, or with the same severity, for all family members. By identifying those family members that have or have not already developed the disease allows preventive measures or appropriate treatment pathways to be aligned with their individual needs.
With SUDD inCode® you will know, through your genetics, whether you are at risk from suffering with genetic heart disease and sudden cardiac death?
SUDD inCode® is a genetic test designed to diagnose the risk of sudden cardiac death and hereditary heart disease. SUDD inCode® analyzes 147 genes to provide a comprehensive assessment of the genetic risk of these disorders.
It is important to remember that hereditary heart disease affects o ne in every 400 individuals in the general population, and that a genetic cause can be found in approximately 50% of cases.
Carrying Out A SUDD inCode® Test?
With the help of your physician, you can easily carry out a SUDD inCode® test, following these steps:
Your physician orders a test from us, and receives the DNA collection kit.
A sample of your saliva or blood is taken, and the necessary documents are annexed to it.
The sample is sent to our laboratory for analysis.
We send the encrypted results to your physician, who will arrange an appointment with you to discuss them.
What are SudD inCode genetic test users saying?
Thousands of individuals have already benefit from the SudD inCode genetic test to reduce sudden cardiac death risk and familial heart diseases
Centros que utilizan Sudd inCode® para la prevención cardiovascular de sus pacientes
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Privacy and safety guaranteed
The privacy, confidentiality and security of your data are of the highest priority for GEN inCode. In compliance with the legislation in force, we use all necessary computer security protocols, including encryption, to guarantee the anonymisation and integrity of your health data.
All connections to our SITAB data platform are made under the SSL cryptographic protocol. The use of an anonymous identification code for the comprehensive management of patient samples, from analysis to the issue of the results, enables their traceability in a secure, confidential and 100% reliable way.
SUDD inCode® is backed by extensive scientific evidence. A sample of the publications:
Studies show natural or sudden death of unknown cause is not really such, because in 20% of children <1 year, in 40% of young patients (<50 years) and in 54% of young patients who were exercising, genetic variants potentially causing their death are detected in genes related to sudden cardiac death.
- “• Campuzano O et al. Molecular autopsy in a cohort of infants died suddenly at rest. Forensic Sci Int Genet 2018 Nov;37:54-63”
- “Mates J et al. Sudden arrhythmic death during exercise: A post-mortem genetic analysis. Sports Med 2017 Oct;47(10):2101-2115”
- “Sanchez O et al. Natural and undetermined sudden death: Value of post-mortem genetic investigation. PLoS ONE 2016;11/12):e0167358”
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