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Intrathecal Baclofen in Tetanus

  • H. Müller
  • J. Zierski
  • U. Börner
  • G. Hempelmann

Abstract

Our understanding of the pathogenesis of tetanus stems from the end of the nineteenth century. In 1884 the transfer of the infective as well as toxic agent of tetanus infection was demonstrated in animals [10, 50]. Only a few years later tetanus bacilli were isolated from human victims [44, 64] and its toxin was characterized as the pathogenic link [29]. These early hypotheses, which have been confirmed and extended during the last one hundred years, have led to the application of the principles of passive as well as active immunisation [6].

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Tetanus Toxin Intrathecal Baclofen Retrograde Axonal Transport Intrathecal Catheter Dantrolene Sodium 
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  • H. Müller
  • J. Zierski
  • U. Börner
  • G. Hempelmann

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