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Manual of Botulinum Toxin Therapy

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  • Editors:
  • Daniel Truong, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center
  • Dirk Dressler, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
  • Mark Hallett, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC
Alan B. Scott, Frank J. Erbguth, Daniel D. Truong, Dirk Dressler, Mark Hallett, Hans Bigalke, Jürgen Frevert, Reiner Benecke, Karen Frei, Cynthia L. Comella, Peter Roggenkaemper, Carlo Colosimo, Dorine Tiple, Alfredo Barardelli, Francisco Cardoso, Roongroj Bhidayasiri, Chandi Prasad Das, Arno Olthoff, Rainer Laskawi, Mayank S. Pathak, Allison Brashear, Ann Tilton, H. Kerr Graham, Henning Hamm, Markus K. Naumann, Dee Anna Glaser, Vito Annese, Daniele Gui, Brigitte Schurch, Dennis D. Dykstra, Amy M. Lang, Stephen D. Silberstein, Bahman Jabbari, Mary S. Babcock, Diana Richardson, James K. Sheffield, Joseph Jankovic
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  • Date Published: February 2009
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  • isbn: 9780511474422

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  • The Manual of Botulinum Toxin Therapy provides practical guidance on the use of botulinum toxin in a wide variety of disorders, in many areas of medicine. Using clear line drawings, it describes the relevant injection sites for each condition and gives comparative dosage tables for the various formulations of toxin used in different muscle groups. It also provides the most up-to-date review of the range of applications, including coverage of promising future developments. The emphasis throughout is on technique. This book can be read as a teaching aid, and will also be useful for immediate bedside guidance. This Manual will be of interest to the growing band of clinicians discovering the potential of botulinum toxin, including neurologists, otolaryngologists, urologists, ophthalmologists, dermatologists, internists, pain management specialists, rehabilitation specialists and plastic surgeons.

    • Gives clear guidance on locating anatomical sites for injection with high-quality illustrations
    • All procedures described in detail – can be used as a practical handbook to guide clinical practice
    • Clear comparisons of the available botulinum toxin preparations
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    'This is a terrific resource for practitioners in any field that opens itself to the potential therapy of botulism toxin therapy for patients suffering from a variety of disorders who are not responding to current therapies.' Doody's Book Review

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    • Date Published: February 2009
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9780511474422
    • contains: 198 b/w illus. 36 tables
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    List of contributors
    Foreword Alan B. Scott
    Preface
    1. The pretherapeutic history of botulinum toxin Frank J. Erbguth
    2. Botulinum toxin: history of clinical development Daniel D. Truong, Dirk Dressler and Mark Hallett
    3. Pharmacology of botulinum toxin drugs Dirk Dressler and Hans Bigalke
    4. Immunological properties of botulinum neurotoxin Hans Bigalke, Dirk Dressler and Jürgen Frevert
    5. Treatment of cervical dystonia Reiner Benecke, Karen Frei and Cynthia L. Comella
    6. Treatment of hemifacial spasm Karen Frei and Peter Roggenkaemper
    7. Treatment of blepharospasm Carlo Colosimo, Dorine Tiple and Alfredo Barardelli
    8. Treatment of oromandibular dystonia Francisco Cardoso, Roongroj Bhidayasiri and Daniel D. Truong
    9. Treatment of focal hand dystonia Chandi Prasad Das, Daniel D. Truong and Mark Hallett
    10. Botulinum toxin applications in ophthalmology Peter Roggenkaemper and Alan B. Scott
    11. Botulinum toxin therapy of laryngeal muscle hyperactivity syndromes Daniel D. Truong, Arno Olthoff and Rainer Laskawi
    12. The use of botulinum toxin in otorhinolaryngology Rainer Laskawi and Arno Olthoff
    13. Spasticity Mayank S. Pathak and Allison Brashear
    14. The use of botulinum toxin in spastic infantile cerebral palsy Ann Tilton and H. Kerr Graham
    15. Hyperhidrosis Henning Hamm and Markus K. Naumann
    16. Cosmetic uses of botulinum toxins Dee Anna Glaser
    17. Botulinum toxin in the gastrointestinal tract Vito Annese and Daniele Gui
    18. Botulinum toxin in urological disorders Brigitte Schurch and Dennis D. Dykstra
    19. Use of botulinum toxin in musculoskeletal pain and arthritis Amy M. Lang
    20. The use of botulinum toxin in the management of headache disorders Stephen D. Silberstein
    21. Treatment of plantar fasciitis with botulinum neurotoxins Bahman Jabbari and Mary S. Babcock
    22. Treatment of stiff-person syndrome with botulinum toxin Bahman Jabbari and Diana Richardson
    23. Botulinum toxin in tic disorders and essential hand and head tremor James K. Sheffield and Joseph Jankovic
    24. Developing the next generation of botulinum toxin drugs Dirk Dressler, Daniel D. Truong and Mark Hallett
    Index.

  • Editors

    Daniel Truong, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center
    Daniel D. Truong is Head of the Parkinson's and Movement Disorder Institute in Fountain Valley, California, USA.

    Dirk Dressler, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Dirk Dressler is Associate Professor of Neurology at Rostock University, Germany.

    Mark Hallett, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC
    Mark Hallett is Chief of the Human Motor Control Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

    Contributors

    Alan B. Scott, Frank J. Erbguth, Daniel D. Truong, Dirk Dressler, Mark Hallett, Hans Bigalke, Jürgen Frevert, Reiner Benecke, Karen Frei, Cynthia L. Comella, Peter Roggenkaemper, Carlo Colosimo, Dorine Tiple, Alfredo Barardelli, Francisco Cardoso, Roongroj Bhidayasiri, Chandi Prasad Das, Arno Olthoff, Rainer Laskawi, Mayank S. Pathak, Allison Brashear, Ann Tilton, H. Kerr Graham, Henning Hamm, Markus K. Naumann, Dee Anna Glaser, Vito Annese, Daniele Gui, Brigitte Schurch, Dennis D. Dykstra, Amy M. Lang, Stephen D. Silberstein, Bahman Jabbari, Mary S. Babcock, Diana Richardson, James K. Sheffield, Joseph Jankovic

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