publication . Article . 2017

Experience with Relatox® in the combination therapy of arm and hand spasticity after stroke

V. V. Gusev; O. A. Lvova; T. V. Balueva;
Open Access Russian
  • Published: 01 Nov 2017
  • Publisher: Ima-Press Publishing House
  • Country: Russian Federation
Abstract
Objective: to evaluate the safety, efficacy, and tolerability of the botulinum toxin A Relatox® in arm and hand spasticity after ischemic stroke in routine clinical practice. Patients and methods. The instigation enrolled 7 patients after ischemic stroke (7 years ago) with the signs of upper limb spasticity. All the patients received combination treatment that involved daily kinesiotherapy sessions and electrical stimulation of the paralyzed limbs. Relatox® was once injected into the forearm muscles of the paralyzed arm 6 months or later after stroke. Muscles were chosen according to clinical and electromyographic findings. The patients' status was assessed befo...
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free text keywords: ARM AND HAND SPASTIC PARESIS, BOTULINUM TOXIN, MUSCLE HYPERTONICITY, REFLEXOTHERAPY, REHABILITATION TREATMENT, STROKE, botulinum toxin, rehabilitation treatment, stroke, muscle hypertonicity, reflexotherapy, arm and hand spastic paresis, Physical therapy, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Adverse effect, Stroke, medicine.disease, business.industry, business, Botulinum toxin, medicine.drug, Kinesiotherapy, Muscle tone, medicine.anatomical_structure, Tolerability, Forearm, Spasticity, medicine.symptom, lcsh:Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system, lcsh:RC346-429
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