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Recommended Readings on Spasticity Treated with Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy in Children

This page was last updated on February 8th, 2023

  • Mittal S, Farmer JP, Al-Atassi B et al. Functional performance following selective posterior rhizotomy: long-term results determined using a validated evaluative measure. J Neurosurg 97: 510-8, 2002.
  • Steinbok P. Selection of treatment modalities in children with spastic CP. Neurosurg Focus 21(2): E4, 2006.
  • Park TS, Owen JH. Surgical management of spastic diplegia in cerebral palsy. N Engl J Med 326: 745-749, 1992.
  • Mittal S, Farmer JP, Al-Atassi B et al. Long-term functional outcome after selective posterior rhizotomy. J Neurosurg 97: 315-25, 2002.
  • Mittal S, Farmer, JP, Poulin C, et al. Reliability of intraoperative electrophysiological monitoring in selective posterior rhizotomy. J Neurosurg 95: 67-75, 2001.
  • Park TS, Johnston J. Surgical techniques of selective dorsal rhizotomy for spastic cerebral palsy. Neurosurg Focus 21(2): E7, 2006.
  • Mertens P, Sindou M, Georgoulis GD. Neurosurgery for Spasticity: A Practical Guide for Treating Children and Adults. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, 2014.
  • Warsi, NM, Tailor J, Coulter IC, et al. Selective dorsal rhizotomy: an illustrated review of operative techniques. JNeurosurg Pediatr 25: 540-547, 2020.
  • Peacock WJ, Arens LJ, Berman B. Cerebral palsy spasticity. Selective posterior rhizotomy. Pediatr Neurosci 13(2):61-6, 1987.
  • Enslin, J. M. N., Langerak NG, Fieggen AG. The evolution of selective dorsal rhizotomy for the management of spasticity. Neurotherapeutics 16: 3-8, 2019.

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