BOTULINUM TOXIN AS A DIAGNOSTIC TOOL IN SPHINCTER OF ODDI DYSFUNCTION
- Botulinum Toxin Type A for the Prophylactic Treatment of Chronic Daily Headache: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial. Silberstein, Stephen D.; Stark, Stuart R.; Lucas, Sylvia M.; Christie, Suzanne N.; DeGryse, Ronald E.; Turkel, Catherine C. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Sep2005, Vol. 80 Issue 9, p1126
OBJECTIVES: To identify a treatment-responsive population for botulinum toxin type A (BoNTA) and to evaluate the safety and efficacy of 3 different doses of BoNTA as prophylactic treatment of chronic daily headache (CDH). PATIENTS AND METHODS: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study...
- Botox has long duration of action for Tx of axillary hyperhidrosis. Kuznar, Wayne // Dermatology Times;May2004, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p94
Examines the effect of intradermal botulinum toxin type A for the treatment of primary axillary hyperhidrosis in a study in the U.S. Efficacy of the botulinum toxin type A; Patients enrolled in the study; Use of botulinum toxin in various forms of hyperhidrosis.
- Botulinum Neurotoxins: More and More Diverse and Fascinating Toxic Proteins. Popoff, Michel R. // Journal of Infectious Diseases;Jan2014, Vol. 209 Issue 2, p168
The author reflects on the clinical symptoms of botulism, a disease resulting from food poisoning or intestinal colonization, the spread of the disease, and different forms of the diseases with reference to various studies relating to the subject. Topics discussed include botulinum neurotoxin,...
- Cocrystal structure of synaptobrevin-II bound to botulinum neurotoxin type B at 2.0 Ã… resolution. Hanson, Michael A.; Stevens, Raymond C. // Nature Structural Biology;Aug2000, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p687
Botulinum neurotoxin serotype B is a zinc protease that disrupts neurotransmitter release by cleaving synaptobrevin-II (Sb2), one of three SNARE proteins involved in neuronal synaptic vesicle fusion. The three-dimensional crystal structure of the apo botulinum neurotoxin serotype B catalytic...
- Uses of botulinum toxin injection in medicine today. Munchau, A.; Bhatia, K. P. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);01/15/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7228, p161
Discusses the uses of botulinum toxin injection in modern medicine. Mode of action; Rationale for treatment with botulinum neurotoxin; Side effects of the toxin; Indications for treatment.
- The many faces of botox. Cohen, Sharon; Kallen, Ben // Shape;Jul2004, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p93
Reports on various uses of botulinum toxin.
- Editors' Response to Johnson. Hooper, David C.; Hirsch, Martin S. // Journal of Infectious Diseases;Sep2014, Vol. 210 Issue 6, p993
A response from the editor related to articles regarding the purported new botulinum neurotoxin serotype H published in a 2014 issue is presented.
- Gastrointestinal Uses of Botulinum Toxin. Bhutani, Manoop S. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun1997, Vol. 92 Issue 6, p929
Examines the clinical indications for botulinum toxin in gastroenterology. Achalasia of the esophagus; Esophageal motility disorders; Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction.
- Botulinum toxin-induced relaxation of the sphincter of Oddi may select patients with acalculous biliary pain who will benefit from cholecystectomy. Murray, William R. // Surgical Endoscopy;Mar2011, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p813
Background: Acalculous biliary pain may be due to gallbladder dyskinesia or sphincter of Oddi (SO) hypertension. These two etiologies are difficult to differentiate because the gallbladder ejection fraction may be low and the SO manometry results may be abnormal in both. Cholecystectomy is...