Türk Nöroşirürji Dergisi 2013 , Vol 23 , Num 2
Spasticity and Treatment
Murat BAŞARIR, M. Memet ÖZEK
Acıbadem Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, Nöroşirürji Anabilim Dalı, Pediatrik Nöroşirürji Bölümü, İstanbul, Türkiye Spasticity is a clinical condition which needs multidicipliner approaches for its diagnosis and treatment. There are different etiological causes. As a first step the patient should be evaluated clinicaly and radiologically. A motion analysis is mendatory. Next step would be the identification of the treatment goals followed by the planning of the treatment. After all these workups, medical and surgical treatment options can give very good results for spastic patients. Anahtar Kelimeler : Spasticity, Cerebral palsy, Selective dorsal rhizotomy, Selective neurotomy, Intratechal baclofen pump