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Neurosurgery for spasticity : a practical guide for treating children and adults

Author: Marc Sindou; George Georgoulis; Patrick Mertens
Publisher: Wien : Springer, 2014.
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The book is devoted to the neurosurgical management of spasticity. Starting with a chapter on the anatomical and physiological foundations of spasticity and a short history of its neurosurgical treatment, it describes the neurosurgical methods currently available. As management differs between adults and children, the book is also structured accordingly, including evaluation, decision-making, Intrathecal Baclofen  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Sindou; George Georgoulis; Patrick Mertens
ISBN: 9783709117712 3709117712 3709117704 9783709117705
OCLC Number: 879644616
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 266 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: General Information --
History of Neurosurgical Treatment for Spasticity --
Anatomical and Physiological Bases of Motricity Applied to the Study of Spasticity --
Adults --
Evaluation of Spasticity in Adults --
Decision-Making for Treatment of Adults with Disabling Spasticity --
Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy --
Botulinum Toxin Injections for Spasticity --
Peripheral Neurotomies --
Surgery in Dorsal Root Entry Zone --
Children --
Spasticity in Cerebral Palsy --
Assessment of Spasticity in Pediatric Patients --
Decision-Making for Treatment of Children with Disabling Spasticity --
Dorsal Rhizotomies for Children with Cerebral Palsy --
Complementary Treatments and Brief on Decision-Making for Neurosurgery --
Orthopedic Surgery for Correction of Spastic Disorders --
Management of Hyperactive Bladder --
Brief on Decision-Making for Neurosurgery of Adults and Children.
Responsibility: Marc Sindou, George Georgoulis, Patrick Mertens.

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"It outlines the fundamentals of pathophysiology to presentations and therapeutic options, and the various neurosurgical techniques. The audience includes pediatric and adult neurosurgeons, Read more...

 
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