Table 1 Most common reasons for recontacting patients (and potentially relevant family members)

From: Recontacting or not recontacting? A survey of current practices in clinical genetics centres in Europe

Availability of new test/technologies (test to offer to the patient) 55
New clinical guidance 33
Reclassification of VUS 26
New results (from tests already performed) 17
Research/clinical trials 15
Follow-up (continuity of care) 7
New information coming from relatives of the proband 5
Propose genetic tests to relatives of the proband 5
Invite patients to support groups or clinical meetings related to their health condition 4
Correction of previous analytical errors 4