Motor Function, Breathing Important in Choosing Treatment

Motor Function, Breathing Important in Choosing Treatment

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Motor Function, Breathing Important in Choosing Treatment

Improvement in motor function, breathing, and ease of administration are among the factors that people with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and their caregivers value most when deciding on available treatments, a new study reports. The study, “Treatment preference among patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA): a discrete choice experiment,” was published in the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. It was funded by Genentech (a member of the Roche Group). Over the past five years, three disease-modifying therapies for…

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