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Neurosurgery for Spasticity

A Multidisciplinary Approach

  • Marc P. Sindou
  • I. Richmond Abbott
  • Yves Keravel

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Fundamental bases of spasticity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. D. Jeanmonod
      Pages 3-14
    3. M. Wiesendanger
      Pages 15-19
    4. H. Ollat
      Pages 21-25
  3. Assessment of spasticity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 27-27
    2. Ph. Frerebeau, F. Segnarbieux, F. Ohanna, J. F. Ronzier
      Pages 29-32
    3. M. R. Dimitrijevic
      Pages 33-37
    4. J. Zidar, M. R. Dimitrijević
      Pages 39-46
    5. R. Abbott, M. Johann-Murphy, S. L. Forem
      Pages 51-56
  4. Nonsurgical treatment of spasticity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. D. Boisson, M. Eyssette
      Pages 59-62
    3. J. F. Mathé, I. Richard
      Pages 63-69
  5. Neurostimulation for spasticity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. J. Gybels, D. Van Roost
      Pages 73-81
  6. Intrathecal Baclofen administration for spasticity using implantable pumps

  7. Neuro-ablative procedures for spasticity

  8. Other treatments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-191
    2. C. Beneton, P. Mertens, A. Leriche, M. Sindou
      Pages 193-199
    3. A. Bardot, A. Delarque, G. Curvale, J. C. Peragut
      Pages 201-208
  9. Indications

  10. Conclusions

    1. Marc P. Sindou, I. Richmond Abbott, Yves Keravel
      Pages 219-219

About this book

Introduction

"Spasticity is one of the commonest sequelae of neurological disease and during the last few years many advances have been made in the treatment of this complaint by functional neurosurgery. This book ... will appeal to neurosurgeons, orthopaedic surgeons and neurologists amongst others.” Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Keywords

brain neurosurgery pharmacology spinal cord surgery treatment

Editors and affiliations

  • Marc P. Sindou
    • 1
  • I. Richmond Abbott
    • 2
  • Yves Keravel
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryHôpital Neurologique Pierre WertheimerLyonFrance
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryNew York University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Department of NeurosurgeryHôpital Henri MondorCreteilFrance

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