Therapeutic Uses of Botulinum Toxin by Grant CooperTherapeutic Uses of Botulinum Toxin by Grant Cooper

Therapeutic Uses of Botulinum Toxin

EditorGrant Cooper

Paperback | September 8, 2011

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This volume outlines and examines current understanding of botulinum toxin and its various therapeutic applications. It presents therapeutic uses across a variety of medical subspecialties and patient populations. Each chapter focuses on a particular symptom and explains how botulinum toxin is currently used for treatment. Coverage also examines questions of immunity and explores economic issues. Written by leaders in their fields respected for their progressive approach to treatment, the book encourages responsible research into new and novel uses of botulinum toxin.
Title:Therapeutic Uses of Botulinum ToxinFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pagesPublished:September 8, 2011Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617378429

ISBN - 13:9781617378423

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Table of Contents

TOCChapter 1: History and Mechanism of Action Zinovy Meyler, DO, Grant Cooper, MDChapter 2: Spasticity Elise Weiss, MD, David Lin, MDChapter 3: Radiation Fibrosis Syndrome Applications - Trismus, Trigeminal Neuralagia, and Cervical Dystonia Michael Stubblefield, MDChapter 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, DDSChapter 8: Spasmodic Dysphonia Jerome S. Schwartz, MD, Phillip Song, MD, Andrew Blitzer, MD, DDSChapter 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, MDChapter 11: Hyperhidrosis Joely Kaufman, MD, FAAD, Leslie Baumann, MD, FAADChapter 12: Urologic Applications David E. Rapp, MD, Gregory T. Bales, MDChapter 13: Gastrointestinal Applications: Achalasia, Gastroparesis, and Anal Fissure Shayan Irani, MD, Frank Friedenberg, MDChapter 14: Blepharospasm Amir Cohen, MD, MBA, Marc J. Spirn, MD, David Khoramian, BA, and C. Robert Bernardino MDChapter 15: Economics, Immunity, and Future Directions Victoria Chan Harrison, MD, David Lin, MD

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"This book presents many of the clinical uses of the relatively new drug, botulinum toxin. . the book attempts to cover nearly all uses of the medication known to the assorted authors, including potential treatments for which there is little peer-reviewed literature. The purpose is to provide an overview of this medication, and present clinical scenarios in which the drug might be an appropriate choice. . The target audience should be clinicians (physicians and therapists) ... ." (Ross Bogey, Doody's Review Service, January, 2008)