Role of Functional Neurosurgery in Management of Spasticity

Surgery
Spasticity
Online since 30 December 2023, updated 62 days ago

About this trial

Spasticity can result from a variety of causes in neural axis from which most common are cerebral palsy, strokes, cerebral haemorrhage, multiple sclerosis , traumatic brain injury and spinal cord inju...

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
18 - 80 years
Injury level
C1 - S5
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • Time since injury
    All
    Healthy volunteers
    Yes
    C1-S5

    What’s involved

    Type

    Observational

    Details

    Currently, the management of spasticity spans in a continuum between non-invasive and invasive intervention to modulate its effects and improve patients' Quality of life and when spasticity becomes excessive and aggravates disability, functional neurosurgery can be a resource. Neurosurgical procedures for management of spasticity are classified according to whether their effect is generalized or focal and whether they are reversible or irreversible. Procedures include intrathecal baclofen pump , spinal cord stimulation and lesioning techniques peripheral nerves , dorsal roots , spinal cord or dorsal root entry zone

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    Spasticity

    Additional benefits

    General health

    Good to know: Potential benefits are defined as outcomes that are being measured during and/or after the trial.

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    • Trial recruitment status
    • Recruiting soon
    • Trial start date
    • 1 Mar 2023
    • Organisation
    • Assiut University
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Recruiting soon
    • Trial start date
    • 1 Mar 2023
    • Organisation
    • Assiut University

    Wings for Life supports SCITrialsFinder

    Wings for Life has proudly initiated, led and funded the new version of the SCI Trials Finder website. Wings for Life aims to find a cure for spinal cord injuries. The not-for-profit foundation funds world-class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe.

    Learn more