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Treatment of spasticity is a new developing them in PMR, both in terms of technical advances and therapeutics.
This session will provide authors with the opportunity to develop different aspects of spasticity affecting the upper limb, the lower limb, medicinal treatments (botulinum injections, baclofen pumps) and functional surgery. Use of ultrasound for botulinum injections will be examined during a dedicated workshop in addition to oral presentations. A second workshop will be proposed on the objectives of botulinum injections, muscle selection and quality control.
Several posters will be devoted to spasticity.
The spasticity session will also be a link with themes in the Stroke care, posture and gait, prehension, and other movement sessions.

Thursday, October 14th, 2010
16:30 - 18:30    Room 1 - Level 1
Session bilingue


Chairperson : Pr P. MARQUE
Moderators : Pr JM. GRACIES, Pr JM. VITON, Dr P. GRANIER

16h30 - Usefulness of rectus femoris blocks for the evaluation of quadriceps spasticity
16h43 - Treatment of severe general spasticity with an intrathecal baclofen pump: long-term results
16h56 - Role of surgery for the management of neuro-orthopedic disorders of the lower limb in adults: retrospective study
17h09 - Watkins tibialis posterior tendon transfer is not associated with painful valgus flat foot in the spastic adult
17h22 - Efficacy of selective tibial nerve neurotomy for spastic equinus deformity in adults: review of the literature
17h35 - Ultrasonography to identify the pronator teres and botulinum injection
17h48 - Active function of the upper limb after type B botulinum toxin injections for hemiparesis: a controlled study versus placebo
18h01 - Role of the V abductor in the dystonic functional hand
18h14 - Real cost and hospital accounting cost of two botulinum A toxins for spastic patients

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