Application developed by the Services Otorhinolaryngology U. Hospital Ramón y Cajal in Madrid and U. Hospital Puerta del Mar of Cadiz with the special collaboration of AESfrom (Spanish Association Spasmodic dysphonia).
The application has a triple objective: to spread the disease among primary care physicians and the general public, evaluate the disease in patients and improve control tracking the progress of patients.
Spasmodic dysphonia is considered a rare disease, although it is considered underdiagnosed. At present there is still a time delay between the onset of symptoms and diagnosis, and between this and the initiation of appropriate therapy.
Regarding treatment in the dose adjustment is necessary to take into account among other factors the evolution of the patient's symptoms after injection with toxin, especially adverse effects time and time Asymptomatic
The use of new technologies can help solve these problems, improving the spread of the disease and the care of these patients regarding their control and evolution.
The application provides detailed information about the disease, its definition, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment types
The application allows the patient to integrate its evolution, later symptoms infiltration with botulinum toxin, recording your voice and assessment Voice Handicap Index, allowing better empowering the patient to decision-making and better monitored by the professionals
The application offers voices of patients before and after botulinum toxin infiltration to make aware the chances of clinical improvement possible to reach the user of the application