Botox Therapy for Ischemic Digits

  title={Botox Therapy for Ischemic Digits},
  author={M. Neumeister and C. Chambers and M. Herron and Kelli N Webb and Joel Wietfeldt and Jessica N. Gillespie and Rueben A. Bueno and C. Cooney},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
  • M. Neumeister, C. Chambers, +5 authors C. Cooney
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Background: Treating patients with Raynaud's phenomenon who have chronic pain and ulcerations is extremely challenging. Unrelenting pain can lead to dysfunction and disuse, rendering the patient debilitated and/or chronically depressed. Pharmacologic vasodilators and surgical sympathectomies offer variable benefits. Outcomes of symptomatic patients treated with botulinum toxin type A (Botox) injections for Raynaud's phenomenon are presented. Methods: A retrospective study focused on patient… CONTINUE READING
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    Interventional Clinical Trial
    The purpose of this study is to determine if botulinum toxin type A (Btx-A) is an effective treatment for painful neuromas. The ideal therapy for painful neuromas would be effective… Expand
    InterventionDrug, Other
    Interventional Clinical Trial
    Treating patients with Raynaud's phenomenon who have chronic pain and ulcerations is extremely challenging. Published reports and our previous work support our hypothesis that… Expand
    ConditionsRaynaud's Disease
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