Case Series: Spinraza Improves Hand Dexterity in SMA Type 2 Children

Case Series: Spinraza Improves Hand Dexterity in SMA Type 2 Children

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Case Series: Spinraza Improves Hand Dexterity in SMA Type 2 Children

Spinraza (nusinersen) improved fine manual dexterity — the ability to make coordinated finger movements to grasp and manipulate objects — in both hands of five children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type 2 over 1.5 years of treatment, a case series study showed. This study “is the first to investigate and demonstrate the effect of [Spinraza] on fine manual dexterity in patients with SMA type 2,” the researchers wrote. “Further studies including larger numbers of…

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