Wrist, Elbow, Axilla, Erb’s Point – Hand

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


Original Settings: Sensitivity was 1 mV/division, sweep speed was 1 ms/division, and duration of pulse was 0.1 ms for stimulation of the wrist and of the elbow (S1–S2) and 0.2–0.5 ms for stimulation of the axilla and of the Erb’s point (S3–S4). The machine used was a two-channel TECA model TE2-7. Low-frequency filters and high-frequency filters were not specified.


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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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