A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of intrathecal baclofen for cerebral palsy

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Takeaway

  • Intrathecal baclofen (ITB) treatment of cerebral palsy (CP) for 3-months resulted in significantly more achievement of individual treatment goals than placebo.

Why this matters

  • This study provides level 2 evidence that ITB may be a treatment option for those with severe dyskinetic CP with poor response to oral therapies.

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