G E Francisco

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Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological management of neurobehavioural sequelae of traumatic brain injury: a survey of current physiatric practice
    Gerard E Francisco
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance, Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Brain Inj 21:1007-14. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Intrathecal baclofen in the management of post-stroke hypertonia: current applications and future directions
    G E Francisco
    The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 97:219-26. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Intrathecal baclofen therapy for spastic hypertonia in chronic traumatic brain injury
    Gerard E Francisco
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance, Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, USA
    Brain Inj 21:335-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin for post-stroke spastic hypertonia: a review of its efficacy and application in clinical practice
    Gerard E Francisco
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Health Science Center, USA
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 36:22-30. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of early use of intrathecal baclofen therapy for treating spastic hypertonia due to acquired brain injury
    G E Francisco
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance, Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Brain Inj 19:359-64. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Intrathecal baclofen therapy for spastic hypertonia
    C B Ivanhoe
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine/University of Texas, Houston, Texas, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 12:923-38, viii-ix. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Intrathecal baclofen management of poststroke spastic hypertonia: implications for function and quality of life
    Cindy B Ivanhoe
    Brain Injury and Stroke Program, The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1509-15. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin in upper limb spasticity after acquired brain injury: a randomized trial comparing dilution techniques
    Gerard E Francisco
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 81:355-63. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Robotic training and kinematic analysis of arm and hand after incomplete spinal cord injury: a case study
    Z Kadivar
    Dept of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA
    IEEE Int Conf Rehabil Robot 2011:5975429. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Consensus panel guidelines for the use of intrathecal baclofen therapy in poststroke spastic hypertonia
    Gerard E Francisco
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Brain Injury and Stroke Program, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, Houston, Texas, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 13:74-85. 2006

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological management of neurobehavioural sequelae of traumatic brain injury: a survey of current physiatric practice
    Gerard E Francisco
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance, Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Brain Inj 21:1007-14. 2007
    ..To describe pharmacological preference for the treatment of neurobehavioural sequela of traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Intrathecal baclofen in the management of post-stroke hypertonia: current applications and future directions
    G E Francisco
    The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 97:219-26. 2007
    ..There are still ample opportunities to conduct research on this treatment modality, especially in the areas of patient selection and outcomes in the stroke population...
  3. ncbi request reprint Intrathecal baclofen therapy for spastic hypertonia in chronic traumatic brain injury
    Gerard E Francisco
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance, Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, USA
    Brain Inj 21:335-8. 2007
    ..To describe the outcome of intrathecal baclofen (ITB) therapy in treating spastic hypertonia and its sequelae in individuals with chronic (>14 years) traumatic brain injuries (TBI)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin for post-stroke spastic hypertonia: a review of its efficacy and application in clinical practice
    Gerard E Francisco
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Health Science Center, USA
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 36:22-30. 2007
    ..This paper will review the evidence supporting the efficacy of BTX for spastic hypertonia and discuss current clinical practice...
  5. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of early use of intrathecal baclofen therapy for treating spastic hypertonia due to acquired brain injury
    G E Francisco
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance, Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Brain Inj 19:359-64. 2005
    ..To determine the efficacy and safety of early (<1 year post-disease onset) use of intrathecal baclofen (ITB)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Intrathecal baclofen therapy for spastic hypertonia
    C B Ivanhoe
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine/University of Texas, Houston, Texas, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 12:923-38, viii-ix. 2001
    ..This article discusses the practical aspects and patient selection, trial, implant, and ongoing management of patients with intrathecal baclofen pump therapy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Intrathecal baclofen management of poststroke spastic hypertonia: implications for function and quality of life
    Cindy B Ivanhoe
    Brain Injury and Stroke Program, The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1509-15. 2006
    ..To evaluate the impact of intrathecal baclofen (ITB) on function and quality of life (QOL) and to obtain efficacy and safety data in poststroke spastic hypertonia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin in upper limb spasticity after acquired brain injury: a randomized trial comparing dilution techniques
    Gerard E Francisco
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 81:355-63. 2002
    ..To compare the efficacy of two different volume preparations of the same dose of botulinum toxin-A in relieving spasticity in wrist and finger flexors secondary to acquired brain injury...
  9. doi request reprint Robotic training and kinematic analysis of arm and hand after incomplete spinal cord injury: a case study
    Z Kadivar
    Dept of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA
    IEEE Int Conf Rehabil Robot 2011:5975429. 2011
    ..Results from this study provide valuable information for further developments of robotic devices for upper limb rehabilitation in persons with SCI...
  10. ncbi request reprint Consensus panel guidelines for the use of intrathecal baclofen therapy in poststroke spastic hypertonia
    Gerard E Francisco
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Brain Injury and Stroke Program, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, Houston, Texas, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 13:74-85. 2006
    ..It will also describe the recommendations of these experts with regard to addressing common clinical situations that may influence treatment decisions in the stroke population...
  11. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of posttraumatic hemiballismus with intrathecal baclofen therapy
    Gerard E Francisco
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance, Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:779-82. 2006
    ..4 microg/day ITB and continues to benefit almost 6 yrs after ITB pump implantation. This report highlights the emerging role of ITB in managing movement disorders other than dystonia spastic hypertonia and dystonia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Improvement in walking speed in poststroke spastic hemiplegia after intrathecal baclofen therapy: a preliminary study
    Gerard E Francisco
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance, Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1194-9. 2003
    ..To explore whether intrathecal baclofen (ITB) therapy improves ambulation in stroke survivors...
  13. doi request reprint Intrathecal baclofen therapy: an update
    Gerard E Francisco
    University of Health Science Center Houston, The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, Houston, TX, USA
    PM R 1:852-8. 2009
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  14. doi request reprint Dynamic splinting after treatment with botulinum toxin type-A: a randomized controlled pilot study
    Jenny M Lai
    Methodist Rehabilitation Associates, Houston, Texas, USA
    Adv Ther 26:241-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of botulinum toxin type-A and manual therapy, with the adjunct treatment of dynamic splinting on range of motion, spasticity, and elbow flexor hypertonia, in a randomized trial...
  15. doi request reprint Robotic training and clinical assessment of forearm and wrist movements after incomplete spinal cord injury: a case study
    N Yozbatiran
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Department of PM and R and UTHealth Motor Recovery Lab at TIRR Memorial Hermann, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    IEEE Int Conf Rehabil Robot 2011:5975425. 2011
    ..The data from one subject provides valuable information on the feasibility and effectiveness of robotic-assisted training of forearm and hand functions after incomplete spinal cord injury...
  16. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin: dosing and dilution
    Gerard E Francisco
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance, Baylor College of Medicine University of Texas, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 83:S30-7. 2004
    ..This article will review important articles and selected abstracts on the use of botulinum toxin, specifically for spastic hypertonia in adults, with emphasis on current clinical practices as they relate to dosing and dilution...
  17. ncbi request reprint GABA agonists and gabapentin for spastic hypertonia
    G E Francisco
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, University of Texas Sciences Center, Brain Injury Program, Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, Houston, Texas, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 12:875-88, viii. 2001
    ..Because GABA receptor sites are widely present in the central nervous system, it is amenable to pharmacologic manipulation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Assessment of musculoskeletal examination skills: physiatry residents as evaluators and models
    Jeanne H Button
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance, Baylor College of Medicine University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 86:926-34. 2007
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  19. ncbi request reprint Blunt versus penetrating violent traumatic brain injury: frequency and factors associated with secondary conditions and complications
    Kertia L Black
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, Detroit 48201, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 17:489-96. 2002
    ..To compare types and frequency of medical complications and comorbidities associated with violence-related penetrating traumatic brain injury (TBI) as compared to violence-related blunt TBI...
  20. ncbi request reprint Abrupt withdrawal from intrathecal baclofen: recognition and management of a potentially life-threatening syndrome
    Robert J Coffey
    Medtronic Inc, Minneapolis, MN 55432 5604, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:735-41. 2002
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