New Method of NUSINERSEN/Spinraza Delivery with intrathecal catheter (SIC) system, give more SMA Patients Access and reduce at same time costs five- to ten-fold

and this is shown by a new study from Clinc for Special Children in Strasburg the method has already been developed and tested there.

STRASBURG, PA- A new report has identified an alternative method to deliver nusinersen to patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) using a subcutaneous intrathecal catheter system (SIC) configured by connecting an intrathecal catheter to an implantable infusion port. SMA is a devastating genetic disease that leads to progressive degeneration of motor neurons that control movement, swallowing, and breathing. It is the leading genetic cause of infant death worldwide. Nusinersen is the first FDA approved therapy for SMA but must be administered into the cerebrospinal fluid by repeat lumbar puncture every 4 months for life. Unfortunately, the majority of surviving SMA patients have skeletal deformities or spinal hardware that make it difficult to safely and reliably access the cerebrospinal fluid.

 

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Mamma till tre barn och tvillingarna, en av tvillingarna min äldsta son har SMA Type I-II. Jag arbetar som undersköterska inom akutsjukvården

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