Intrathecal baclofen toxicity and deep coma in minutes


Tunali Y. , HANIMOGLU H. , Tanriverdi T. , HANCI L., Hanci M.

JOURNAL OF SPINAL CORD MEDICINE, cilt.29, ss.237-239, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 29 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1080/10790268.2006.11753880
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF SPINAL CORD MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.237-239

Özet

Background/Objective: In recent years, intrathecal baclofen (ITB) treatment in patients with refractory spasticity has been accepted as an effective therapy. However, this treatment modality may cause life-threatening complications. This report describes the clinical presentation, unfamiliar dilemmas, and treatment of a patient with ITB toxicity and raises awareness of problems that may arise.