Treatment Of Dystonia

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Item#: 9781107132863
Edition 01
Author Dressler Et Al (Eds)
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Our understanding of dystonia is advancing rapidly. This comprehensive reference work provides an effective guide to this challenging group of disorders, offering an overview of the current and emerging treatment options for all manifestations. Treatments for the many forms of dystonia differ substantially in pediatrics and adults - both are covered in detail in this book. Approaches include botulinum toxin therapy, deep
ain stimulation, oral drug applications, rehabilitation, and behavioral and experimental therapies. Special emphasis is also given to combining different treatment modalities in order to achieve optimal effect. Treatment of Dystonia
ings together peer-reviewed articles, written by experts and based on work presented at international conferences. By enabling the physician to select and combine the best therapies, it is an essential resource for neurologists, neurosurgeons and physical therapists.

Short Description
Comprehensive reference for neurologists, neurosurgeons and physical therapists on the treatment of all dystonias in children and adults.

Table of Contents
Part I. Basics; Part II. Botulinum Toxin Therapy; Part III. Musicians' Dystonia; Part IV. Psychogenic Dystonia; Part V. Pediatric Dystonia; Part VI. Rehabilitation of Dystonia; Part VII. Pharmacotherapy for Dystonia; Part VIII. Surgical Treatment of Dystonia; Part IX. Deep Brain Stimulation for Dystonia; Part X. Emerging Therapies for Dystonia; Part XI. Future Trends in Dystonia Therapy.