The new, therapeutically-focused Botulinum Toxin presents comprehensive, cross-disciplinary guidance on current practices, covering more than 100 non-cosmetic conditions that occur in neurology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain medicine, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, urology, orthopedics, and surgery. International contributors review the current understanding of the biology and cellular mechanisms along with relevant research so you can easily apply them to the pathophysiology of the numerous disorders that botulinum toxin is used to treat—such as botulinum toxin applications for the treatment of cranial-cervical dystonias, motor disorders in cerebral palsy, bruxism and temporomandibular disorders, headache, overactive bladder, chronic pelvic pain syndromes, arthritis joint pain, and wound healing. With discussions of the latest in approved treatment practices as well as new and emerging uses, you’ll get in-depth management guidance on the application of the toxin.
- Provides clinical applications of botulinum toxin for over 100 disorders for immediate access and easy reference during practice and treatment.
- Covers a broad array of hot topics, including botulinum toxin applications for the treatment of cranial-cervical dystonias, motor disorders in cerebral palsy, bruxism and temporomandibular disorders, headache, overactive bladder, chronic pelvic pain syndromes, arthritis joint pain, and wound healing.
- Focuses on approved uses with expert advice on thoroughly tested applications but also discusses new and emerging applications to expose you to additional treatment options.
- Presents the most comprehensive and up-to-date material available so you get all the information you need from this one resource.
- Offers the cross-disciplinary guidance of the best world-class expertise through an authoritative, international group of authors who demonstrate the applications of botulinum toxin across various specialties.
- Multiple Steps in the Blockade of Exocytosis by Botulinum Neurotoxins, Dolly, J. Oliver, Jianghui Meng, Jiafu Wang, Gary W. Lawrence, MacDara Bodeker, Tomas H. Zurawski, and Astrid Sasse, Editor: M. Zouhair Atassi
2. Molecular Structures and Functional Relationships of Botulinum Neurotoxins, Subramanyam Swaminathan, Editor: J. Oliver Dolly
3. Botulinum Neurotoxin – a Modular Nanomachine, Audrey Fischer, Lilia Koriazova, Myrta Oblatt-Montal and Mauricio Montal, Editor: J. Oliver Dolly
4. Interactions Between Botulinum Neurotoxins and Synaptic Vesicle Proteins, Axel T. Brunger, Rongsheng Jin, and Mark A. Breidenbach, Editor: J. Oliver Dolly
5. Immune Recognition of Botulinum Neurotoxins A and B and Molecular Elucidation of Immune Protection Against the Toxins, M. Zouhair Atassi, Editor: J. Oliver Dolly
6. Biology and Clinical Pharmacology of Botulinum Neurotoxin type C and Other Non-A/Non-B Botulinum Neurotoxins, Roberto Eleopra, Cesare Montecucco, Editor: M. Zouhair Atassi
7. Effects of Botulinum Toxin on Central Nervous Function, Carlo Trompetto, Giovanni Abbruzzese, Alfredo Berardelli, Antonio Suppa, Editor: Mark Hallett
8. Botulinum Neurotoxin Treatment of Cranial-Cervical Dystonia, Christopher Kenney, Joseph Jankovic, Editor: Alberto Albanese
9. Botulinum Neurotoxin Treatment of Limb and Occupational Dystonias, Barbara Illowsky Karp, Editor: Joseph Jankovic
10. Botulinum Neurotoxin in Tremors, Tics, Hemifacial Spasm, and Spasmodic Dysphonia, Anna Rita Bentivoglio, Alfonso Fasano, Alberto Albanese, Editor: Joseph Jankovic
11. Upper Limb Skin and Musculoskeletal Consequences of the Upper Motor Neuron Syndrome, Nathaniel Mayer, Alberto Esquenazi, Editor: Mark Hallett
12. Clinical Trials of Botulinum Neurotoxin in Adult Spasticity: Meta-Analysis of Outcomes, Antonio Elia, Graziella Filippine, Alberto Albanese, Editor: Mark Hallett
13. Biological & Mechanical Pathologies in Spastic
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Professor Neurology, Distinguished Chair in Movement Disorders, Director, Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic, Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Robert A. Welch Chair of Chemistry, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Professor of Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
School of Medicine and Health Sciences, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA