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Fully updated throughout, the second edition of the Manual of Botulinum Toxin Therapy provides practical guidance on the use of Botox in a wide variety of disorders. New chapters have been added on the use of botulinum toxin in wound healing, in focal hand dystonia and in thoracic outlet syndrome, as well as others. There are new chapters on the use of botulinum toxins in conjunction with ultrasound guidance. Using clear line-drawings the Manual describes the relevant injection sites for each condition and gives comparative dosage tables for the various formulations of toxins used in different muscle groups. Throughout the emphasis is on technique and the book can be used as both a teaching aid and in bedside guidance. The manual will be of use to neurologists, otolaryngologists, urologists, ophthalmologists, dermatologists, internists, pain management specialists, rehabilitation specialists and plastic surgeons, and any other clinicians discovering the potential of botulinum toxin.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107025356
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/23/2014
Edition description: 2nd Revised ed.
Pages: 315
Sales rank: 1,059,643
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

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

Dirk Dressler is Professor of Neurology and Head of Movement Disorders Section, Department of Neurology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany.

Mark Hallett is Clinical Professor of Neurology, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA.

Christopher B. Zachary is Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The pretherapeutic history of botulinum toxin Frank J. Erbguth; 2. Botulinum toxin: history of clinical development Daniel Truong and Mark Hallett; 3. Pharmacology of botulinum neurotoxins Daniel Truong and Mark Hallett; 4. Immunological properties of botulinum neurotoxins Hans Bigalke, Dirk Dressler and Jürgen Frevert; 5. Treatment of cervical dystonia Daniel Truong, Karen Frei and Cynthia L. Comella; 6. Examination and treatment of complex cervical dystonia Gerhard Reichel; 7. Ultrasound guidance for botulinim toxin therapy: cervical dystonia Katharine E. Alter; 8. Treatment of blepharospasm Carlo Colosimo, Dorina Tiple and Alfredo Berardelli; 9. Botulinum toxin in oromandibular dystonia Roongroj Bhidayasiri, Francisco Cardoso and Daniel Truong; 10. Treatment of focal hand dystonia Barbara Illowsky Karp, Chandi Prasad Das, Daniel Truong and Mark Hallett; 11. Botulinum toxin therapy of laryngeal muscle hyperactivity syndromes Daniel Truong, Arno Olthoff and Rainer Laskawi; 12. The use of botulinum toxin in otorhinolaryngology Ranier Laskawi, Arno Olthoff and Oleg Olegovich Ivanov; 13. Treatment of hemifacial spasm Karen Frei; 14. Spasticity Mayank S. Pathak and Allison Brashear; 15. The use of botulinum toxin in spastic infantile cerebral palsy Ann Tilton and H. Kerr Graham; 16. The use of botulinum toxin in spasticity using ultrasound guidance Andrea Santamato, Franco Molteni and Pietro Fiore; 17. The use of botulinum toxin in tic disorders and essential hand and head tremor Joseph Jankovic; 18. Treatment of stiff-person syndrome with botulinum toxin Diana Richardson and Bahman Jabbari; 19. Botulinum toxin applications in ophthalmology Peter Roggenkamper and Allan Scott; 20. Cosmetic uses of botulinum toxins Joshua Spanogle, Christopher Zachary and Dee Anna Glaser; 21. Hyperhidrosis Henning Hamm and Markus K. Naumann; 22. Botulinum toxin-A treatment for ischemic digits and chronic pain Michael W. Neumeister and Kelli Webb; 23. Botulinum toxin in wound healing Holger G. Gassner; 24. Use of botulinum toxin in neuropathic pain Szu-Kuan Yang and Chaur-Jongh Hu; 25. The use of botulinum toxin in the management of headache disorders Stephen D. Silberstein; 26. The use of botulinum toxin in musculoskeletal pain and arthritis Jasvinder A. Singh; 27. Treatment of plantar fasciitis with botulinum neurotoxins Bahman Jabbari and Shivam Om Mittal; 28. Use of botulinum toxin in the treatment of low back pain José De Andrés and Gustavo Fabregat; 29. Use of botulinum toxin in the treatment of piriformis syndrome Loren M. Fishman and Sarah B. Schmidhofer; 30. Ultrasound guided botulinum toxin injections for thoracic outlet syndrome Katharine E. Alter; 31. Botulinum toxin in the gastrointestinal tract Vito Annese and Daniele Gui; 32. Botulinum toxin application in urological disorders Stefano Carda and Brigitte Schurch; Index.

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