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Magnetic resonance spectroscopy evidence of abnormal cardiac energetics in Xp21 muscular dystrophy.

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OBJECTIVES: Our aim was to measure the cardiac phosphocreatine to adenosine triphosphate ratio (PCr/ATP) noninvasively in patients and carriers of Xp21 muscular dystrophy and to correlate the results with left ventricular (LV) function as measured by echocardiography. BACKGROUND: Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy (the Xp21 dystrophies) are associated with the absence or altered expression of dystrophin in cardiac and skeletal muscles. They are frequently complicated by cardiac hypertroph...

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Journal:
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Volume:
36
Issue:
6
Pages:
1953-1958
Publication date:
2000-11-01
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EISSN:
1558-3597
ISSN:
0735-1097
Source identifiers:
106377
Language:
English
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pubs:106377
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Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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