Cardiac Involvement in the Mucopolysaccharide Disorders

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Cardiovascular Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781444335897
StatePublished - Jan 13 2012


  • Cardiac evaluation of individuals with MPS, difficult
  • Cardiac involvement, and mucopolysaccharide (MPSs) disorders
  • Cardiac involvement, common in MPS
  • Conventional medical, surgical management, not curative in MPS
  • Glycosaminoglycans, within cardiac valves
  • MPS I (Hurler, Hurler-Scheie, Scheie syndromes)
  • MPS II (Hunter syndrome - severe and attenuated)
  • MPSs, lethal inherited lysosomal storage diseases
  • Systemic therapies, for MPS disorders

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