Botulinum toxin type B in upper-limb poststroke spasticity


Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Stroke patients with a score of 2 or more on the Ashworth Scale at the elbow, wrist and finger flexors (score must be present at all 3 sites). No changes in oral spasticity medications within 30 days of enrollment, no changes in physical or occuapational therapy regimen.

Exclusion Criteria

Patients with a history of unstable medical illnesses, planned or previous injection of phenol to the study limb, surgery on the limb during the course of the study, or previous injection of any form of botulinum toxin anywhere in the body.