Botox Therapy for Ischemic Digits

@article{Neumeister2009BotoxTF,
  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},
  year={2009},
  volume={124},
  pages={191-201}
}
  • 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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