TOTBİD Dergisi

TOTBİD Dergisi

2018, Cilt 17, Sayı, 5     (Sayfalar: 421-426)

Medical and surgical treatment of spasticity in cerebral palsy

Burcu Göker 1

1 İstinye Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Beyin ve Sinir Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı, Liv Hospital Ulus, Beyin ve Sinir Cerrahisi Kliniği, İstanbul

DOI: 10.14292/totbid.dergisi.2018.55
Görüntüleme: 491
İndirme : 461

Cerebral palsy is the most common cause of spasticity and physical disability in children. Its etiology has a great variety. A multidisciplinary approach is needed regarding the patient management, while planning the treatment strategy. The treatment options include medical treatment, physical therapy, and surgical interventions. Herein we summarized the current treatment options utilized for the management of spasticity in cerebral palsy.

Anahtar Kelimeler : cerebral palsy; spasticity; intratechal baclofen pump; selective dorsal rhizotomy; selective neurotomy; DREZ operation; stereotactic procedures