publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

Spasticitymanagement In Disorders Of Consciousness

Martens, Géraldine; Laureys, Steven; Thibaut, Aurore;
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  • Published: 08 Mar 2018
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
Background: Spasticity is a motor disorder frequently encountered after a lesion involving<br> the central nervous system. It is hypothesized to arise from an anarchic reorganization of the<br> pyramidal and parapyramidal fibers and leads to hypertonia and hyperreflexia of the affected<br> muscular groups. While this symptom and its management is well-known in patients suffering from<br> stroke, multiple sclerosis or spinal cord lesion, little is known regarding its appropriate management<br> in patients presenting disorders of consciousness after brain damage. Objectives: Our aim was to<br> review the occurrence of spasticity in patients with disorders of consc...
Subjects
free text keywords: spasticity; pain; upper motor neuron syndrome; disorders of consciousness; brain injury; treatment
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EC| LUMINOUS
Project
LUMINOUS
Studying, Measuring and Altering Consciousness through information theory in the electrical brain
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 686764
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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