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Therapeutic Uses of Botulinum Toxin / Edition 1

by Grant Cooper
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1588299147

ISBN-13: 9781588299147

Pub. Date: 06/28/2007

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

Therapeutic Uses of Botulinum Toxin outlines and examines our current understanding of botulinum toxin and its various therapeutic applications. The editors explore how this novel compound fits into a wide variety of treatment algorithms across medical subspecialties. Each chapter focuses on a particular symptom and adn explains how botulinum toxin is curently used

Overview

Therapeutic Uses of Botulinum Toxin outlines and examines our current understanding of botulinum toxin and its various therapeutic applications. The editors explore how this novel compound fits into a wide variety of treatment algorithms across medical subspecialties. Each chapter focuses on a particular symptom and adn explains how botulinum toxin is curently used for treatment . Physicians will benfit not only from those chapters devoted to their particular subspecialty, but from the inspiring success resulting for the useof botulinum toxin in other patient populations. The concluding chapter examines questions of immunity, explores economic issues, and attempts to forecast future directions for this novel and somewhat mysterious drug. Clinicians acrosss a wide variety of disciplines will refer to this comprehensive reference time and time again.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588299147
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Series:
Musculoskeletal Medicine Series
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

TOC

Chapter 1: History and Mechanism of Action
Zinovy Meyler, DO, Grant Cooper, MD

Chapter 2: Spasticity
Elise Weiss, MD, David Lin, MD

Chapter 3: Radiation Fibrosis Syndrome Applications - Trismus, Trigeminal Neuralagia, and Cervical Dystonia
Michael Stubblefield, MD

Chapter 4: Back Pain
Rebecca Brown, MD*, Avniel Klein MD*, Alex Visco, MD, Joseph E. Herrera, DO
*These authors contributed equally and are co-first authors. Note to Humana — If this is ever done, do this. Otherwise, just make Rebecca the first author. Thanks.

Chapter 5: Piriformis Syndrome
Loren M. Fishman, MD, Alena Polesin, MD, Steven Sampson, DO

Chapter 6: Plantar Fasciitis
Mary S. Babcock DO
Chapter 7: Headache
Jerome S. Schwartz, MD, Phillip Song, MD, Andrew Blitzer, MD, DDS
Chapter 8: Spasmodic Dysphonia
Jerome S. Schwartz, MD, Phillip Song, MD, Andrew Blitzer, MD, DDS
Chapter 9: Sialorrhea and Frey's Syndrome.
Phillip C. Song, MD, Jerome Schwartz, MD, and Andrew Blitzer, MD. DDS.

Chapter 10: Cosmetic Applications
Tara D. Miller, MD, Isaac M. Neuhaus, MD
Chapter 11: Hyperhidrosis
Joely Kaufman, MD, FAAD, Leslie Baumann, MD, FAAD

Chapter 12: Urologic Applications
David E. Rapp, MD, Gregory T. Bales, MD
Chapter 13: Gastrointestinal Applications: Achalasia, Gastroparesis, and Anal Fissure

Shayan Irani, MD, Frank Friedenberg, MD
Chapter 14: Blepharospasm
Amir Cohen, MD, MBA, Marc J. Spirn, MD, David Khoramian, BA,
and C. Robert Bernardino MD
Chapter 15: Economics, Immunity, and Future Directions
Victoria Chan Harrison, MD, David Lin, MD

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