Table 1

Baseline descriptive data

PatientGenderDiagnosisAgeAge at initiation of NPPV (y)Duration of follow up (y)
1FSpinal muscular atrophy type II3.832.61
2FCongenital muscular dystrophy11.2574.2
3FCongenital fibre disproportionate type myopathy6.211.14.9
4FMyotonic dystrophy15.2113.51.5
5FFascio-scapular humeral myopathy13.47.95
6MCongenital muscular dystrophy13.210.91.2
7FMyotonic dystrophy17.7813.23
8MSpinal muscular atrophy type II16.4678.6
9MDuchenne muscular dystrophy16.7914.32.4
10MSpinal muscular atrophy type II10.2282
11MNemaline rod myopathy14.2358.5
12FMuscular dystrophy9.556.53
13FNemaline rod myopathy3.421.3
14FSpinal muscular atrophy type II6.090.54.4
15MCharcot Marie tooth myopathy17.21107