Effectiveness of Two Techniques in Injection Site Spotting for Botulinum Toxin Injections: Echography or Electro Stimulation.


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Summary of Purpose

Botulinum toxin injections are an effective treatment of limb spasticity after stroke. Different tracking techniques are used to locate a proper injection spot. Palpatory technique is barely effective and induces a high risk of error. Localization by electro stimulation is frequently used in adults, but often requires multiple painful repositioning of the needle. Ultrasound tracking is sometimes used in children...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 3 December 2015.

1 Sep 2013 6 May 2013 1 Jan 2018 1 Jan 2018 1 Dec 2015 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Basics




Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment