TITLE

2010 - Review: Vibration testing and monofilament testing are most accurate for diagnosing large-fiber peripheral neuropathy in diabetes

AUTHOR(S)
Gutknecht, David R.
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;10/19/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 4, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the outcomes of a scientific study which aims to find out the accuracy of various aspects of the clinical examination for diagnosing large-fiber peripheral neuropathy (LFPN) in patients with diabetes. Undertaken by J. N. Kanji and colleagues it also included studies to assess the accuracy or precision of bedside screening for peripheral neuropathy in patients with diabetes. It was seen that vibration testing is accurate for diagnosing large-fiber peripheral neuropathy.
ACCESSION #
55618356

 

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