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Wrist, Elbow – Hand

Surface Recording Technique, Study from Abductor Pollicis Brevis (APB) Muscle
  • Giuliano Gentili
  • Mario Di Napoli
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Abstract

Original Settings: Sensitivity, low-frequency filter, high-frequency filter, sweep speed, duration of pulse, and the machine used were not specified.

Keywords

Median Nerve Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Sweep Speed Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Patient Nerve Conduction Test 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuliano Gentili
    • 1
  • Mario Di Napoli
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurological Service S. Camillo de’ Lellis General HospitalRietiItaly

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