Electrophysiological study with prophylactic pacing and survival in adults with myotonic dystrophy and conduction system disease.
Summary of "Electrophysiological study with prophylactic pacing and survival in adults with myotonic dystrophy and conduction system disease."
Up to one-third of patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 die suddenly. Thus far, no intervention has effectively prevented sudden death.
Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris 6 University, Myology Institute, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, 75013 Paris, France. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Name: JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22453570
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2012.346
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