Respiratory Decline Is Integral to Disease Progression in Huntington's Disease

Eur Respir J. 2016 Aug;48(2):585-8. doi: 10.1183/13993003.02215-2015. Epub 2016 Jun 23.

Abstract

Respiratory function in Huntington's disease should be monitored from middle stage to preclude respiratory failure http://ow.ly/YXTt300mIQw

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Disease Progression
  • Exercise Tolerance / physiology
  • Female
  • Forced Expiratory Volume / physiology
  • Humans
  • Huntington Disease / complications
  • Huntington Disease / pathology
  • Huntington Disease / physiopathology*
  • Male
  • Peak Expiratory Flow Rate / physiology
  • Vital Capacity / physiology*

Associated data

  • ISRCTN/ISRCTN90741776
  • ISRCTN/ISRCTN72770961