Cardiac function in types II and III spinal muscular atrophy: should we change standards of care?

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OBJECTIVE In the last years, there has been increasing evidence of cardiac involvement in spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). Autonomic dysfunction has been reported in animal models and in several patients with types I and III SMA, these findings raising the question whether heart rate should be routinely investigated in all SMA patients. The aim of our study… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1395348

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@article{Bianco2015CardiacFI, title={Cardiac function in types II and III spinal muscular atrophy: should we change standards of care?}, author={Flaviana Bianco and Marika Pane and Adele D'amico and S. Messina and Angelica Bibiana Delogu and Gianni Sorar{\'u} and Maria Carmela Pera and Tiziana Mongini and Luisa Politano and Giovanni Baranello and Gianluca Vita and Francesco Danilo Tiziano and Lucia Ovidia Morandi and Enrico Silvio Bertini and Eugenio Mercuri}, journal={Neuropediatrics}, year={2015}, volume={46 1}, pages={33-6} }