Treatment of Spasmodic Torticollis With Dorsal Column Stimulation

  • Ph. L. Gildenberg
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica Supplementum book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 24)


Because of the consideration that spasmodic torticollis might be an aberration of tonic muscle reflexes, an attempt was made to alter the afferent input of the reflexes by high frequency stimulation of the dorsal part of the spinal cord at the C-2 level in patients with spasmodic torticollis.


Spinal Cord Dorsal Part Afferent Input Cervical Spinal Cord Muscle Spasm 
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© Springer-Verlag 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ph. L. Gildenberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of NeurosurgeryUniversity of Texas Medical SchoolHoustonUSA

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