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The Median Nerve

Sensory Conduction Studies

  • Giuliano Gentili
  • Mario Di Napoli

Table of contents

  1. Sensory Conduction Studies

    1. Giuliano Gentili, Mario Di Napoli
      Pages 331-334
    2. Giuliano Gentili, Mario Di Napoli
      Pages 349-352
    3. Giuliano Gentili, Mario Di Napoli
      Pages 353-357
    4. Giuliano Gentili, Mario Di Napoli
      Pages 359-365
    5. Giuliano Gentili, Mario Di Napoli
      Pages 367-372
    6. Giuliano Gentili, Mario Di Napoli
      Pages 373-379
  2. Back Matter
    Pages 381-399

About this book

Introduction

This atlas systematically reviews sensory conduction studies of the median nerve, from pilot human studies in peripheral nerve conduction during the 1950s through to the most recent scientific evidence. Descriptions are provided of a wealth of sensory nerve conduction techniques that were reproduced in the laboratory, including both the originally proposed methods and variants. The methods are organized according to practical criteria for ease of reference. Attention is focused especially on those techniques which have shown higher sensitivity and specificity in the diagnosis of compressive mononeuropathies like carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), and on the most widely accepted guidelines, recommendations, quality measures, and electrodiagnostic classifications. A detailed, well-illustrated glossary explains the more commonly used terms in electrodiagnostic medicine (EDX). The book is primarily intended for residents and professionals in Neurology, as well as rehabilitation physicians and clinical neurophysiologists. The detailed descriptions of techniques and their practical use will also make the book an invaluable tool for novices and clinical neurophysiology technicians.

Keywords

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) Clinical neurophysiology Electrodiagnostic medicine (EDX) Electroneurography (ENG) Neurophysiology

Authors and affiliations

  • Giuliano Gentili
    • 1
  • Mario Di Napoli
    • 2
  1. 1.Neurological ServiceS. Camillo de' Lellis General HospitalRietiItaly
  2. 2.Neurological ServiceS. Camillo de' Lellis General HospitalRietiItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-10476-8
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-10475-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-10476-8
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