Arrhythmias in the muscular dystrophies.

@article{Rajdev2012ArrhythmiasIT,
  title={Arrhythmias in the muscular dystrophies.},
  author={Archana Rajdev and William J. Groh},
  journal={Heart rhythm},
  year={2012},
  volume={9 11},
  pages={1890-5}
}
In patients with muscular dystrophies, cardiac involvement leading to cardiomyopathy and arrhythmias occurs with variable prevalence, mirroring the phenotypic variability seen among and within the various hereditary myopathies. Knowledge of the incidence of arrhythmias and predictors of sudden death in the various hereditary myopathies can help guide screening and appropriate management of these patients, thereby improving survival. The noncardiac manifestations can lead to delayed recognition… CONTINUE READING
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