At-home Muscle Test May Help Monitor LOPD

At-home Muscle Test May Help Monitor LOPD

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At-home Muscle Test May Help Monitor LOPD

Electrical impedance myography (EIM), a non-invasive and painless muscle test that can be conducted at home, is associated significantly with functional measures in adults with late-onset Pompe disease (LOPD), according to a small study. Notably, similar EIM results were obtained when the test was performed by patients at home using a hand-held device and by investigators in the clinic, further supporting the use of a portable EIM device to remotely monitor muscle health in these patients..…

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