Selective posterior rhizotomy for children with cerebral palsy: a 7-year experience

@article{Nishida1995SelectivePR,
  title={Selective posterior rhizotomy for children with cerebral palsy: a 7-year experience},
  author={Takashi Nishida and Steven W. Thatcher and Gerard R. Marty},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={1995},
  volume={11},
  pages={374-380}
}
Although selective posterior rhizotomy (SPR) was pioneered as early as 1913, only over the past decade has the procedure gained popular use for the treatment of spasticity in cerebral palsy. The medical knowledge base regarding this procedure is expanding, and surgical techniques continue to be revised. We present our 7 years of experience in treating spastic cerebral palsy using SPR. The aspects of preoperative evaluation used by the multidisciplinary team to determine candidacy are outlined… CONTINUE READING
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