TITLE

How to get the most out of nerve conduction studies and electromyography

AUTHOR(S)
Fuller, G.
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Jun2005 Supplement 2, Vol. 76, pii41
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information related to neurophysiological testing techniques including nerve conduction studies (NCS) and electromyography (EMG), and discusses the limitations of these techniques. As stated, EMG and NCS is an uncomfortable and painful process for the patient, and is also expensive for the health care system. It is further stated that both the techniques are operator dependent, and are not effective in finding the cause of the ailment. INSET: Nerve conduction studies (NCS) and electromyography (EMG).
ACCESSION #
67205706

 

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