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New Aspects in the Surgical Treatment of Cerebral Palsy

  • V. A. Fasano
  • R. Urciuoli
  • G. Broggi
  • G. Barolat-Romana
  • F. Benech
  • A. Ivaldi
  • A. Sguazzi
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica Supplementum book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 24)

Abstract

180 cases of cerebral palsy with spasticity have been surgically treated since 1971. Different surgical procedures were employed: Cryopulvinarectomy (22 cases), bilateral cryodentatolysis (48 cases), associated cryopulvinarectomy and bilateral cryodentatolysis (10 cases), Foerster’s posterior rhizotomy (14 cases), selective posterior rhizotomy (24 cases), and functional posterior rhizotomy (62 cases).

Keywords

Cerebral Palsy Anterior Root Afferent Nerve Volley Proprioceptive Afferents Spinal Circuit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. A. Fasano
    • 1
  • R. Urciuoli
    • 1
  • G. Broggi
    • 1
  • G. Barolat-Romana
    • 1
  • F. Benech
    • 1
  • A. Ivaldi
    • 1
  • A. Sguazzi
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di NeurochirurgiaUniversità di TorinoTorinoItaly

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