Sensory rhizotomy for the treatment of childhood spasticity

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Abstract

Sensory rhizotomy in the treatment of spasticity has been evolving over the past century since its first use in 1888. This paper reviews its historical evolution, current physiologic basis, range in current surgical technique, and the outcome, along with complications seen river the past decade since its repopularization.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Child Neurology
Volume11
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
StatePublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

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Sensory rhizotomy for the treatment of childhood spasticity. / Abbott, III, Ira Richmond.

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