Wrist, Elbow – Hand

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


Original Settings: Sensitivity was 2 mV/division, sweep speed was 1–5 ms/division, duration of pulse was 70–100 μs and the machine used was a “stanco” double-channel electromyography; low-frequency filter and high-frequency filter were not specified.


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    Thomas PK, Sears TA, Gilliatt RW (1959) The range of conduction velocity in normal motor nerve fibres to the small muscles of the hand and foot. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 22:175–181PubMedCentralPubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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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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