- Electrophysiological study with prophylactic pacing and survival in adults with myotonic dystrophy and conduction system diseaseKarim Wahbi
Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6 University, Myology Institute, Pitie Salpetriere Hospital, 75013 Paris, France
JAMA 307:1292-301. 2012..Up to one-third of patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 die suddenly. Thus far, no intervention has effectively prevented sudden death...
- Left ventricular non-compaction in a patient with myotonic dystrophy type 2Karim Wahbi
Department of Cardiology, Cochin Hospital, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Rene Descartes University, 27 rue du Fg St Jacques, 75014 Paris, France
Neuromuscul Disord 18:331-3. 2008..Left ventricular non-compaction diagnosis is often overlooked. Neurological examination should be performed in all patients with left ventricular non-compaction...
- Cardiac assessment of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy 2I patients: an echography, Holter ECG and magnetic resonance imaging studyKarim Wahbi
Myology Institute, Pitie Salpetriere Hospital, APHP, Paris, France
Neuromuscul Disord 18:650-5. 2008..Reduced contractility and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging morphological abnormalities are highly prevalent in LGMD2I patients suggesting that all patients should be referred for cardiac evaluation...
- Left ventricular dysfunction and cardiac arrhythmias are frequent in type 2 myotonic dystrophy: a case control studyKarim Wahbi
Myology Institute, Pitie Salpetriere Hospital, APHP, 47 83 boulevard de l Hopital, Paris Cedex 13, France
Neuromuscul Disord 19:468-72. 2009..Our study suggests that systematic cardiac investigations should be recommended in these patients...
- High cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in myofibrillar myopathies due to DES gene mutations: a 10-year longitudinal studyKarim Wahbi
Institut de Myologie, Hopital Pitie Salpetriere, APHP, Paris, France
Neuromuscul Disord 22:211-8. 2012..Our study underscores that in DES patients in-depth cardiac investigations are needed to prevent cardiac conduction system disease...
- Influence of age and renal function on high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T diagnostic accuracy for the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarctionCamille Chenevier-Gobeaux
Clinical Chemistry Laboratory, Groupe Hospitalier Cochin Broca Hôtel Dieu, Universite Paris Descartes, Assistance publique des Hôpitaux de Paris APHP, Paris, France
Am J Cardiol 111:1701-7. 2013..2 [1.2-3.9], p = 0.007). In conclusion, adapted thresholds of HScTnT are required for an accurate diagnosis of AMI/NSTEMI in patients aged ≥70 and in those with low eGFR...
- Cardiac involvement in systemic sclerosis assessed by tissue-doppler echocardiography during routine care: A controlled study of 100 consecutive patientsChristophe Meune
Hopital Cochin, Universite Paris Descartes, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Paris, France
Arthritis Rheum 58:1803-9. 2008..To assess the prevalence of primary cardiac complications in a large population of patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc), using recently developed echocardiographic techniques...
- Neutral lipid storage disease with myopathy: a whole-body nuclear MRI and metabolic studyPascal Laforet
AP HP, Centre de Référence de Pathologie Neuromusculaire Paris Est, Groupe Hospitalier Pitie Salpetriere, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Paris, France
Mol Genet Metab 108:125-31. 2013..Two patients had elevated triglycerides and low cholesterol-HDL. Based on these analyses, regular control of cardiometabolic risks appear mandatory in the clinical follow-up of these subjects...
- High risk of severe cardiac adverse events in patients with mitochondrial m.3243A>G mutationEdoardo Malfatti
AP HP, Pitie Salpetriere Hospital, Reference Center for Muscle Diseases Paris Est, Myology Institute, Paris, France
Neurology 80:100-5. 2013..To determine the long-term incidence of cardiac life-threatening complications and death in patients with the m.3243A>G mutation, and to identify cardiac prognostic factors...
- Perindopril preventive treatment on mortality in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: 10 years' follow-upDenis Duboc
Department of Cardiology, Cochin Hospital, APHP, Paris V René Descartes University, Paris, France
Am Heart J 154:596-602. 2007....
- N-terminal Pro brain natriuretic peptide is a reliable biomarker of reduced myocardial contractility in patients with lamin A/C gene mutationsChristophe Meune
Universite Paris Descartes, Departement de Cardiologie, Hopital Cochin, AP HP, Paris, France
Int J Cardiol 151:160-3. 2011..We examined the ability of the N-terminal brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) to detect LV or right ventricular (RV) dysfunction in patients with lamin A/C (LMNA) gene mutations...
- Performance of glycogen phosphorylase isoenzyme BB is weak in the detection of patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromeChristophe Meune
Cardiology Department, Universite Paris Descartes, Groupe Hospitalier Cochin Broca Hôtel Dieu, APHP, Paris, France
Clin Biochem 44:1343-5. 2011..To examine the diagnostic performance of glycogen-phosphorylase-isoenzyme-BB (GPBB) combined with cardiac troponin I (cTnI) in acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
- Prediction of pulmonary hypertension related to systemic sclerosis by an index based on simple clinical observationsChristophe Meune
Paris Descartes University and Department of Rheumatology A, Cochin Hospital, AP HP, Paris, France
Arthritis Rheum 63:2790-6. 2011..To develop a score to estimate the risk of developing pulmonary hypertension (PH) in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
- Meta-analysis of Renin-Angiotensin-aldosterone blockade for heart failure in presence of preserved left ventricular functionChristophe Meune
Cardiology Department, Cochin Hospital, APHP, Universite Paris Descartes, Paris, France
J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 16:368-75. 2011..To overcome this limitation, we performed a meta-analysis of the randomized trials of ACE inhibitors or ARB in patients with HF and preserved LVEF...
- Myocardial dysfunction in rheumatoid arthritis: a controlled tissue-Doppler echocardiography studyChristophe Meune
Department of Cardiology, Paris Descartes University, Medical School, Cochin Hospital, Paris, France
J Rheumatol 34:2005-9. 2007..To determine the sensitivity and accuracy of tissue-Doppler echocardiography (TDE) to assess myocardial contractility. Heart failure is one of the determinants of the excess in mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
- Effects of aspirin and clopidogrel on plasma brain natriuretic peptide in patients with heart failure receiving ACE inhibitorsChristophe Meune
Department of Cardiology, Cochin Hospital, Paris, France
Eur J Heart Fail 9:197-201. 2007..By inhibiting prostaglandins, aspirin may be deleterious in heart failure (HF) and/or may counteract angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor efficacy. Conversely, clopidogrel has no effect on prostaglandin metabolism...