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Title   SISTERS: Spasticity in Stroke
Description   A randomized study that involves two study groups. One group receives oral antispastic medication and physiotherapy. The other group receives Intrathecal Baclofen (ITB) therapy and physiotherapy. Intrathecal describes drug placement into the space around the spinal cord. The purpose of this study is to determine if ITB Therapy is more effective than oral antispastic medication in relieving spasticity.
IRB Number   11-19
Treatment   Neuroscience
Start Date   07/25/2011
Principal Name   Jeffrey Shilt, MD
Contact Name   Trisha Ritter
Fax   (208) 367-3331
Current Trial Type   Randomized
Phone   (208) 377-3330



Saint Alphonsus Health System  |  1055 North Curtis Road  Boise, ID 83706  |  208-367-2121

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