Wrist, Elbow, Midarm, Axilla – Hand

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


Original Settings: The machine used was a Nicolet Viking IV electromyograph. Sensitivity, low-frequency filter, high-frequency filter, sweep speed, and duration of pulse 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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