Cervical Dystonia

Known as: cervical dystonias, dystonia cervical 
A common form of DYSTONIA due to involuntary sustained or spasmodic, repetitive muscle contractions in the neck region. According to the position of… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVES The globus pallidus internus (GPi) has been the primary target for deep brain stimulation (DBS) to treat severe… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the globus pallidus pars interna (GPi) is an effective treatment for generalized dystonia. Its… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
A new botulinum toxin type A free of complexing proteins (NT 201) was compared with BOTOX in patients with cervical dystonia by… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE To directly compare two serotypes of botulinum toxin (BoNTA and BoNTB) in cervical dystonia (CD) using a randomized… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Idiopathic cervical dystonia (ICD), the most common adult-onset focal dystonia, is clinically characterized by… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The authors compared 130 patients treated for cervical dystonia with original botulinum toxin (BTX) type A (Botox; Allergan, Inc… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To determine the safety and efficacy of botulinum toxin type B (BoNT/B) in patients with cervical dystonia (CD… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
We studied 300 patients, 61% women, with mean age 49.7 years and mean duration of dystonia 7.8 years, to determine the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We followed 205 of 232 patients with medically intractable cervical dystonia for at least 3 months and up to 4 years, during… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
We studied the effects of botulinum A toxin in 12 patients with blepharospasm and 10 patients with oromandibular-cervical… (More)
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