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  • Condition: Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3
  • Journal: The neurologist
  • Treatment Used: Nusinersen
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a patient with spinal muscular atrophy type 3 that was treated using nusinersen.
  • Condition: Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Journal: Orphanet journal of rare diseases
  • Treatment Used: Nusinersen
  • Number of Patients: 123
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In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of using nusinersen for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy in children.
  • Condition: Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type II (SMA)
  • Journal: Journal of pediatric orthopedics
  • Treatment Used: Magnetically-Controlled Growing Rods (MCGR)
  • Number of Patients: 11
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using MCGR to treat patients with SMA type II.
  • Condition: Adults with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2 and Severe Spinal Deformity
  • Journal: European journal of neurology
  • Treatment Used: Computed-Tomography-Guided Transforaminal Intrathecal Nusinersen Injection
  • Number of Patients: 20
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The study researched the safety and effectiveness of computed-tomography-guided transforaminal intrathecal nusinersen injection for adults with spinal muscular atrophy type 2 and severe spinal deformity.
  • Condition: 5q Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Journal: The Lancet. Neurology
  • Treatment Used: Nusinersen
  • Number of Patients: 139
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The purpose of the study was to assess the safety and effectiveness of nusinersen in adults with 5q spinal muscular atrophy.
  • Condition: Type 1 Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Journal: The Journal of pediatrics
  • Treatment Used: Nusinersen
  • Number of Patients: 109
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The study researched the effects Nusinersen on respiratory health in patients with type 1 spinal muscular atrophy.
  • Condition: Spinal muscular atrophy
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Nusinersen
  • Number of Patients: 717
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The study researched the use of medication in treating patients with spinal muscular atrophy.
  • Condition: Chiari Malformation and Syringomyelia Associated with Hirayama Disease
  • Journal: World neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Atlantoaxial and Multisegmental Subaxial Cervical Spinal Fixation
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a 23-year-old male diagnosed with a Chiari malformation (brain extending into spinal cord) and syringomyelia (spinal cysts) associated with Hirayama disease (cervical muscle disorder) treated with atlantoaxial and multisegmental subaxial cervical spinal fixation.
  • Condition: Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) Type 1
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Medications
  • Number of Patients: 121
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This review of the literature assessed the effectiveness and safety of any drug therapy designed to slow or arrest progression of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type I.
  • Condition: Sitting in Patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1 (SMA1)
  • Journal: Developmental medicine and child neurology
  • Treatment Used: Nusinersen
  • Number of Patients: 50
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This study determined factors associated with acquisition of a sitting position in patients with spinal muscular atrophy type 1 (SMA1) treated with nusinersen.
  • Condition: Children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) and Sleep Disordered Breathing
  • Journal: Zhonghua er ke za zhi = Chinese journal of pediatrics
  • Treatment Used: Non-Invasive Ventilation Treatment
  • Number of Patients: 17
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This study evaluated the effect of night-time non-invasive ventilation in children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and moderate to severe sleep-disordered breathing.
  • Condition: Longstanding Adult 5q-SMA Type 3
  • Journal: Journal of neuromuscular diseases
  • Treatment Used: Nusinersen
  • Number of Patients: 19
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The study evaluated the safety and treatment effects of Nusinersen in longstanding adult 5q-SMA type 3.
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