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The heart in Friedreich's ataxia.
  1. B Pentland,
  2. K A Fox

    Abstract

    Seventeen patients with Freidreich's ataxia were investigated for cardiac abnormalities using non-invasive methods. Clinical examination, routine chest radiographs and electrocardiograms were a poor guide to underlying heart involvement but using continuous ambulatory electrocardiographic monitoring, echocardiography and isotope ventriculography all patients were found to have abnormalities, even when the neurological signs were minimal.

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