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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Ceballos-Baumann, A 
Title:
The role of EMG guidance in botulinum toxin (BTX) therapy 
Abstract:
Nowadays, botulinum toxin (BTX) is the treatment of choice for most patients with focal dystonia. Guidelines regarding technique and dosage vary considerably. One issue remains the role of EMG in refining treatment outcome. Basically all studies on blepharospasm were conducted without EMG. More than 60% of patients with cervical dystonia consider BTX even after years of regular injection sessions every 3 to 4 months as a valuable treatment and ask for reinjections. The impact of EMG guidance has...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
KLIN NEUROPHYSIOL 
Year:
2003 
Journal volume:
34 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
138-144 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
1434-0275 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik