Twenty-year follow-up of newborn screening for patients with muscular dystrophy.

@article{Chung2016TwentyyearFO,
  title={Twenty-year follow-up of newborn screening for patients with muscular dystrophy.},
  author={Jeffrey D. Chung and Andrea L. Smith and Sarah C Hughes and Gabriela A Niizawa and Hoda Z Abdel-Hamid and Edwin W. Naylor and Timothy M. Hughes and Paula R. Clemens},
  journal={Muscle & nerve},
  year={2016},
  volume={53 4},
  pages={570-8}
}
INTRODUCTION An opt-out newborn screening (NBS) program for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) was implemented at 2 hospitals in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, between 1987 and 1995. METHODS For patients and their parents in families who received a diagnosis of DMD or BMD, either by NBS or by traditional diagnostics after… CONTINUE READING