Leveraging informatics for genetic studies: Use of the electronic medical record to enable a genome-wide association study of peripheral arterial disease
Electronic Health Records
Genome-Wide Association Study
Peripheral Vascular Diseases
This study demonstrates use of the EMR to ascertain phenocopies, phenotype heterogeneity and relevant covariates to enable a GWAS of PAD. Biorepositories linked to EMR may provide a relatively efficient means of conducting GWAS.