The genetic evaluation of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) has been challenging, owing in large part to marked genetic heterogeneity. However, lower costs from next-generation sequencing have enabled gene discovery and the expansion of genetic testing panels. These advances have improved molecular diagnostics and predictive testing in DCM. We provide a rationale and recommendation for clinical genetic testing in all DCM cases.
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