[Treatment and indication of botulinum toxin type A for limb spasticity - can we break the 6 months barrier?].

  • A M Miyashiro
  • Published 2012 in Rinsho shinkeigaku = Clinical neurology

Abstract

It is common knowledge that recovery of motor function is limited at 6 months after the onset of stroke. But there are some reports that motor functions are improved with using botulinum toxin type A for limb spasticity in the maintenance stage of stroke. Though it has been thought that botulinum toxin type A works in the peripheral nerves so far, Caleo… (More)

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