Effects of continuous intrathecal baclofen infusion and selective posterior rhizotomy on upper extremity spasticity.

Abstract

This study was performed to compare the effects of continuous intrathecal baclofen infusion (CIBI) and selective posterior rhizotomy (SPR) on upper extremity (UE) spasticity and range of motion in children with cerebral palsy. Spasticity was assessed with the Ashworth scale of muscle tone and range of motion was evaluated. Thirty-eight patients who had been… (More)

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