TITLE

Duchenne muscular dystrophy: how bad is the heart?

AUTHOR(S)
McNally, Elizabeth M.
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Heart;Aug2008, Vol. 94 Issue 8, p975
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on some issues regarding the status of the heart during duchenne muscular dytrophy (DMD). It talks about the complete loss of dytrophin and the loss of dystrophin protein in the majority of DMD-associated mutations. The treatment of skeletal muscle diseases in DMD is also discussed.
ACCESSION #
34301328

 

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