Amy Sturm

Identifying red flags for inherited cardiac disorders

Amy Sturm, MS, LGC, Ohio State University associate professor and genetic counselor

Everyone has heart disease in their family history; in the United States, it’s the number-one cause of death in both men and women. Yet there are certain red flags in family histories that can indicate an increased risk for inherited cardiac disorders.

In this video, Ohio State University professor and genetic counselor Amy Sturm describes what clinicians and patients should look for in family histories. If these red flags are present, patients could benefit from meeting with a genetic counselor.