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Neuromuscular Specialist, Division of Neurology

Staff Physician, Division of Neurology



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Neurology, Neuromuscular Disorders

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MRI vastus lateralis fat fraction predicts loss of ambulation in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Naarding, KJ; Reyngoudt, H; van Zwet, EW; Hooijmans, MT; Tian, C; Rybalsky, I; Shellenbarger, KC; Le Louer, J; Wong, BL; Carlier, PG; et al. Neurology. 2020; 94:e1386-e1394.

Neurodevelopmental, behavioral, and emotional symptoms in Becker muscular dystrophy. Lambert, JT; Darmahkasih, AJ; Horn, PS; Rybalsky, I; Shellenbarger, KC; Tian, C; Wong, BL. Muscle and Nerve. 2020; 61:156-162.

Comparison of Pulmonary Function Decline in Steroid-Treated and Steroid-Naive Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Sawnani, H; Horn, PS; Wong, B; Darmahkasih, A; Rybalsky, I; Shellenbarger, KC; Tian, C; Rutter, MM; Simakajornboon, N; Amin, R; et al. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2019; 210:194-200.e2.

Low bone mineral density and fractures are highly prevalent in pediatric patients with spinal muscular atrophy regardless of disease severity. Wasserman, HM; Hornung, LN; Stenger, PJ; Rutter, MM; Wong, BL; Rybalsky, I; Khoury, JC; Kalkwarf, HJ. Neuromuscular Disorders. 2017; 27:331-337.

Long-Term Outcome of Interdisciplinary Management of Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Receiving Daily Glucocorticoid Treatment. Wong, BL; Rybalsky, I; Shellenbarger, KC; Tian, C; McMahon, MA; Rutter, MM; Sawnani, H; Jefferies, JL. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2017; 182:296-303.e1.

Bone health measures in glucocorticoid-treated ambulatory boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Tian, C; Wong, BL; Hornung, L; Khoury, JC; Miller, L; Bange, J; Rybalsky, I; Rutter, MM. Neuromuscular Disorders. 2016; 26:760-767.

The Performance of the Upper Limb scores correlate with pulmonary function test measures and Egen Klassifikation scores in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Lee, HN; Sawnani, H; Horn, PS; Rybalsky, I; Relucio, L; Wong, BL. Neuromuscular Disorders. 2016; 26:264-271.