Botulinum toxins play a very significant role in the management of many medical conditions, from spasticity to sweating. In this book an international team of authors outline the neurochemistry, drug development, and clinical use of botulinum toxins for an audience of neuroscientists, neurologists, dermatologists, pediatricians, plastic surgeons and rehabilitation specialists.Table of Contents 1. Introduction Michael Barnes and Anthony Ward2. Mechanistic basis for the therapeutic effectiveness of botulinum toxin A on over-active cholinergic nerve Oliver Dolly and Gary Lawrence3. Botulinum toxin: from menace to medicine Peter Hambleton, Andrew Pickett and Clifford Shone4. Botulinum toxin: primary and secondary resistance Benjamin Anyanwu, Philip Hanna and Joseph Jankovic5. Introduction to botulinum toxin and clinical practice Anthony Ward6. Cervical dystonia Khalid Anwar7. The use of botulinum toxin in otolaryngology Maurice Hawthorne and Khalid Anwar8. Spasticity Anthony Ward9. Hyperhidrosis Deeanna Glaser10. Hypersalivation Fiorella Contarino, Alberto Albanese11. Botulinum toxin type A for the prophylactic treatment of primary headache disorders David Dodick12. Botulinum toxin in the management of back and neck pain Áine Carroll13. Ophthalmological uses of botulinum toxin John Elston14. Bladder and bowel indications Guiseppe Brisinda, Federica Cadeddu and Giorgio Maria15. Cosmetic uses of botulinum toxin type A Alastair Carruthers and Ken Beer16. Other clinical neurological uses of botulinum toxin Michael Barnes.
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Titolo: Clinical Uses of Botulinum Toxins
Autori: Ward - Barnes
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Edizione: I 2007
Finitura: Copertina rigida