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Title: Botulinum toxin A treatment of the lower extremities in children with cerebral palsy
Authors: Molenaers, Guy ×
Fagard, Katrien
Van Campenhout, Anja
Desloovere, Kaat #
Issue Date: Nov-2013
Publisher: Springer
Series Title: Journal of Children's Orthopaedics vol:7 issue:5 pages:383-387
Article number: 10.1007/s11832-013-0511-x
Abstract: In the last 2 decades, BTX-A is increasingly being used in the management of spasticity in children with Cerebral Palsy (CP) and there is no doubt about its effect on range of motion, spasticity reduction and gait pattern in this patient population. However, in daily practice, there is still an ongoing search for the best way to apply BTX-A. Two studies were set up to evaluate how successful an integrated multilevel treatment approach is in children with CP. The first study identifies crucial factors within the treatment strategy which may predict the outcome. The second study evaluates the efficacy of repeated BTX-A injections.
ISSN: 1863-2521
VABB publication type: VABB-1
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
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Research Group for Neuromotor Rehabilitation
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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