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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Avram Fraint, Cynthia Comella
    Pages 13-22
  3. Saman Shafaat Talab, Hossein Sadeghi-Nejad, Patricia E. Gilhooly
    Pages 49-65
  4. Kaveh Sharzehi, Ron Schey
    Pages 67-80
  5. Kat Kolaski, L. Andrew Koman
    Pages 81-108
  6. Yasaman Safarpour, Bahman Jabbari
    Pages 109-129
  7. Sara M. Schaefer, Bahman Jabbari
    Pages 145-165
  8. Shivam Om Mittal, Bahman Jabbari
    Pages 167-191
  9. Taraneh Hashemi-Zonouz, Bahman Jabbari
    Pages 193-211
  10. Iman Moeini-Naghani, Bahman Jabbari
    Pages 213-230
  11. James Yen Wang
    Pages 231-245
  12. Bahman Jabbari
    Pages 293-301
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 303-309

About this book

Introduction

This book provides BoNT treatment menus for symptom-oriented therapy in 14 different disease categories. Each chapter starts with a brief description of the disease and its current treatment followed by an evidenced-based review of BoNT efficacy for the symptom(s) of that disease. The level of efficacy is provided based upon the published assertions of the Therapeutic Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Each chapter includes case histories from the editor’s vast experience of over 25 years with BoNT therapy and descriptions of injection techniques enhanced by illustrative figures. Botulinum Toxin Treatment in Clinical Medicine provides an additional introductory chapter that discusses molecular structure, mechanism of action, toxin serotypes, immunogenicity and safety issues. Meanwhile, a concluding chapter provides information on potential future application of these toxins for treating symptoms of other specific diseases.

Keywords

Botulinum toxin neurotoxin neurology injection techniques disease therapy drug interaction chronic symptoms epilepsy disorders health

Editors and affiliations

  • Bahman Jabbari
    • 1
  1. 1.Emeritus Professor of NeurologyYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-56038-0
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-56037-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-56038-0
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