High doses of onabotulinumtoxinA in post-stroke spasticity: a retrospective analysis.

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Title
High doses of onabotulinumtoxinA in post-stroke spasticity: a retrospective analysis.
Journal
Journal of Neural Transmission
Author(s)
Baricich A., Grana E., Carda S., Santamato A., Cisari C., Invernizzi M.
ISSN
1435-1463 (Electronic)
ISSN-L
0300-9564
Publication state
Published
Issued date
2015
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
122
Number
9
Pages
1283-1287
Language
english
Abstract
We retrospectively evaluated the efficacy and safety of high doses of onabotulinumtoxinA (from 600 to 800 units) in 26 patients affected by upper and/or lower limb post-stroke spasticity. They were assessed before, 30 and 90 days after treatment. We observed a significant muscle tone reduction and a significant functional improvement (assessed with the Disability Assessment Scale). No adverse events were reported. In our retrospective analysis the treatment with high doses of onabotulinumtoxinA showed to be effective and safe.
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