The evaluation of left ventricular systolic and diastolic functions in patients with Friedreich ataxia - A pulse tissue Doppler study


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Koc F. , Akpinar O., Yerdelen D., Demir M. , Sarica Y., Kanadasi M.

INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL, cilt.46, ss.443-452, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 46 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1536/ihj.46.443
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.443-452

Özet

Friedreich's ataxia (FRDA), the most common subtype of early onset hereditary ataxia, is an autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disorder caused by unstable GAA expansions. Two-dimensional, pulse, and pulse tissue Doppler echocardiographic examinations were performed on 21 patients with GAA expansion.