Treatment with botulinum toxin improves upper-extremity function post stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


OBJECTIVE To examine whether treatment with botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) is associated with improvements in activity capacity or performance associated with poststroke spasticity in the upper extremity. DATA SOURCES MEDLINE, EMBASE, Scopus, and ISI Web of Science databases were searched from 1985 to November 2011. DATA SELECTION Studies were included… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2012.12.006


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