Botulinum toxin type A in post-stroke upper limb spasticity.

@article{Kaji2010BotulinumTT,
  title={Botulinum toxin type A in post-stroke upper limb spasticity.},
  author={Ryuji Kaji and Yuka Osako and Kazuaki Suyama and Tadahiko Maeda and Yasuyuki Uechi and Masaru Iwasaki},
  journal={Current medical research and opinion},
  year={2010},
  volume={26 8},
  pages={
          1983-92
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of one-time injections of botulinum toxin type A (BoNTA) in Japanese patients with post-stroke upper limb spasticity. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS In a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, parallel-group, placebo-controlled study, 109 patients with upper limb spasticity were randomised to receive a single treatment with lower-dose (120-150 U) or higher-dose (200-240 U) BoNTA or placebo into upper limb muscles. CLINICAL TRIAL REGISTRATION… CONTINUE READING

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