Importance of surgical history in diagnosing mucopolysaccharidosis type II (Hunter syndrome): Data from the Hunter Outcome Survey

@article{Mendelsohn2010ImportanceOS,
  title={Importance of surgical history in diagnosing mucopolysaccharidosis type II (Hunter syndrome): Data from the Hunter Outcome Survey},
  author={Nancy J. Mendelsohn and Paul R. Harmatz and Olaf A F Bodamer and Barbara K. Burton and Roberto Giugliani and Simon A Jones and Christina Lampe and Gunilla Malm and Robert D Steiner and Rossella Parini},
  journal={Genetics in Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={12},
  pages={816-822}
}
Purpose: To characterize surgical histories typical of patients with mucopolysaccharidosis type II, thereby broadening understanding of the natural history of these patients and helping physicians recognize the disease.Methods: Data on surgical interventions from the Hunter Outcome Survey—a multinational, observational database of patients with mucopolysaccharidosis type II—were analyzed. The study population comprised 527 patients for whom surgical data were reported on/before July 23, 2009… CONTINUE READING

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