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Analysis of the factors influencing the cardiac phenotype in Friedreich's ataxia.

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Friedreich's ataxia (FRDA) has been associated with both cardiac hypertrophy and to a lesser degree dilated cardiomyopathy. We have conducted a cross sectional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study of 25 patients with clinically and genetically confirmed FRDA and 24 healthy controls to analyse how disease parameters influence cardiac features in FRDA. MR cine imaging in the long and short axis planes was performed alongside clinical assessments. LV mass was most pronounced in FRDA patients w...

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10.1002/mds.22864

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Journal:
Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society
Volume:
25
Issue:
7
Pages:
846-852
Publication date:
2010-05-05
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EISSN:
1531-8257
ISSN:
0885-3185
URN:
uuid:b5dff259-2913-441d-a9df-914b825b2be7
Source identifiers:
124860
Local pid:
pubs:124860

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