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Neurophysiological mechanisms in abnormal reflex activities in cerebral palsy and spinal spasticity.
  1. G Barolat-Romana,
  2. R Davis

    Abstract

    Dorsal root stimulation, carried out during operation in 80 spastic cerebral palsy patients and in one spastic quadriplegic patient, allowed a study of abnormal monosynaptic and polysynaptic reflexes. Frequency-related depression of the monosynaptic reflex was not present; increased activity through non-suppressed polysynaptic pathways was shown.

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