Cardiac transplantation for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy associated with sengers' syndrome

Robert C. Robbins, Daniel Bernstein, Gerald J. Berry, Krisa P. VanMeurs, Lorry R. Frankel, Bruce A. Reitz

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Abstract

Sengers' syndrome is a rare condition consisting of congenital cataracts, mitochondrial myopathy, and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The syndrome is transmitted in an autosomal recessive pattern. Progressive cardiac failure is the cause of death in most patients. This report describes cardiac transplantation for the treatment of the cardiomyopathy associated with Sengers' syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1425-1427
Number of pages3
JournalThe Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume60
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1995
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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