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Botulinum toxin (Dysport) treatment of hip adductor spasticity in multiple sclerosis: a prospective, randomised, double blind, placebo controlled, dose ranging study.
OBJECTIVE To define a safe and effective dose of Dysport for treating hip adductor spasticity. METHODS Patients with definite or probable multiple sclerosis, and disabling spasticity affecting theExpand
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Major cervical spine injuries in children and adolescents.
A population-based study of pediatric cervical spine trauma in the Auckland region over 7 years starting in March 1989 identified 32 patients younger than 15 years of age who sustained a fracture,Expand
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The Outcomes of Scoliosis Surgery in Patients With Syringomyelia
Study Design. A retrospective review of a consecutive case series. Objective. To describe patient demographics, syrinx morphology, and deformity characteristics, as well as postsurgical correction,Expand
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Delayed reconstruction of the calcaneal tendon.
Thirteen patients with ruptures of the calcaneal tendon diagnosed more than four weeks after injury were reviewed. Eleven patients had operative reconstruction with tendon shortening and theExpand
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A prospective randomized controlled study of the role of botulinum toxin in whiplash-associated disorder
Objectives: To investigate the effectiveness of botulinum toxin in preventing the development of chronic whiplash-associated disorder. Design: Prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled double-blindExpand
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Combined split anterior tibial-tendon transfer and intramuscular lengthening of the posterior tibial tendon. Results in patients who have a varus deformity of the foot due to spastic cerebral palsy.
Twenty patients who had a varus deformity of the foot secondary to spastic cerebral palsy had twenty-two operations involving combined split anterior tibial-tendon transfer and intramuscularExpand
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Ethnic Variance in the Epidemiology of Scoliosis in New Zealand
A manual and computerized search of orthopaedic outpatient records over a 10-year period (1990–2000) identified 386 new patients younger than age 20 years with a diagnosis of scoliosis. Patients wereExpand
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A review of the management of Guillain-Barré syndrome in a regional neurological rehabilitation unit
A database search was performed to identify all patients presenting to a Rehabilitation Centre over a five-year period with a confirmed diagnosis of Guillain-Barré syndrome. Retrospective analysis ofExpand
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