Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy For Spasticity: A Single-Institution Experience and Review of the Literature


Pekel F., Aydin S., Abuzayed B., Kucukyuruk B., Hanimoglu H., Tanriverdi T. , ...More

TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, vol.57, no.1, pp.1-7, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tftr.57.01
  • Title of Journal : TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-7

Abstract

Objective: The authors present their experience in the treatment of spasticity with intrathecal baclofen (ITS) by continuous pump infusion system. The features, advantages and complications of this treatment modality are discussed, demonstrated by the clinical results of 25 consecutive cases together with literature review on this topic.