Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy Frequently Asked Questions  Dr Shenandoah Dody Robinson
Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon Shenandoah “Dody” Robinson answers frequently asked questions about selective dorsal rhizotomy for patients with spasticity conditions, such as cerebral palsy. Dr. Robinson discusses the best candidates for this procedure, the best time to consider surgery and long-term results. Learn more: www.hopkinsmedicine.org/pedsneurosurgery Questions Answered: 1. What is selective dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR)? 0:03 2. Who are the best candidates for SDR? 0:42 3. What does the surgery involve? 1:49 4. When is the best time to have this surgery? 2:44 5. What results can be expected from SDR? 3:23 6. Why should I come to Johns Hopkins for treatment for spasticity? 4:05