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Sectorial posterior rhizotomy for the treatment of spasticity in adults

  • J. M. Privat
  • Ch. Privat

Abstract

Sectorial posterior rhizotomy (S.P.R.) aims to limit sectioning to the dorsal rootlets causing the “handicapping” spasticity (Gros 1979, Privat et al. 1976).

Keywords

Voluntary Movement Quadriceps Femoris Muscle Testing Functional Sector Mapping Chart 
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References

  1. Gros C (1979) Spasticity: clinical classification and surgical treatment. In: Krayenbuhl H (ed) Advances and technical standards in neurosurgery, vol 6. Springer, Wien New York, pp 55–97CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Privat JM, Benezech J, Frerebeau Ph, Gros C (1976) Sectorial posterior rhizotomy: a new technique of surgical treatment of spasticity. Acta Neurochir 34:181–195CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Privat
    • 1
  • Ch. Privat
    • 1
  1. 1.Service de NeurochirurgieCentre Gui de Chauliac, CHRUMontpellierFrance

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