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Table 2 Changes of MAS and QMTA parameters after four weeks of BoNT-A injection from seven spastic calf muscles of 4 subjects with CP

From: Quantitative evaluation for spasticity of calf muscle after botulinum toxin injection in patients with cerebral palsy: a pilot study

Subject R/L Weeks MAS aR1 aR2 aR2-aR1
S1 R 0 4 35.2 48.8 13.6
4 3 34.9 55.1 20.2
L 0 4 42.3 55.7 13.4
4 3 32.9 54.0 21.1
S2 R 0 4 45.5 59.4 14.0
4 2 53.8 68.8 15.0
L 0 4 47.0 60.3 13.3
4 2 52.7 78.1 25.4
S3 R 0 4 33.5 53.7 20.2
4 3 46.0 60.9 14.9
L 0 3 47.8 58.3 10.5
4 2 47.5 61.1 13.7
S4 R 0 4 32.4 44.1 11.7
4 3 35.6 54.4 18.8
Week 0 Mean ± SD 3.9 ± 0.4 40.5 ± 6.7 54.4 ± 6.0 13.8 ± 3.1
Week 4 2.6 ± 0.5 43.3 ± 8.8 61.8 ± 8.9 18.4 ± 4.2
  P value <0.001* 0.169 0.009* 0.036*
  1. MAS Modified Ashworth Scale, QMTA Quantitative Modified Tardieu Approach, CP Cerebral Palsy, R/L the right and left side, aR1 averaged R1, aR2 averaged R2, aR2-aR1 averaged R2 minus averaged R1, SD Standard Deviation