Profound cardiac conduction delay predicts mortality in myotonic dystrophy type 1.


BACKGROUND Myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) is known to affect mainly the musculoskeletal system. Early mortality is related to respiratory disease and possibly additional cardiovascular complications. AIMS To identify possible cardiovascular disturbances that could predict survival of DM1 patients. METHODS We studied 30 DM1 patients (mean age 41 +/- 13… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2796.2010.02213.x


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