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WHO IS THE FOREMOST AUTHORITY FOR SMA DISORDER?

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WHO IS THE FOREMOST AUTHORITY FOR SMA DISORDER?
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Doctor: Dr. SH, Board Certified Physician replied 8 years ago
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Do you mean Spinal Muscular Atrophy? Is this questions relating to your daughter? Please let me know. Regards
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

Yes. SMA Syndrome. Not my daughter , a very close friend's child. I was wondering who in the USA might be the leading physician in this realm.

Doctor: Dr. SH, Board Certified Physician replied 8 years ago
Well, the main thing that you should understand is that, unfortunately there is no definitive treatment for SMA syndrome and the only treatment that we can offer is supportive treatment. The best doctors who can manage these patients are pediatric neurologists. However like I mentioned even with doctors who have extensive experience in managing these patients there is very little that one can offer other than supportive care. Regards
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