Elbow – Distal Forearm, Hand

Needle and Surface Recording Technique, Study from Pronator Quadratus (PQ) and Abductor Pollicis Brevis (APB) Muscles
  • Giuliano Gentili
  • Mario Di Napoli


Original Settings: Sensitivity was 2 mV/division, low-frequency filter was 1 Hz, high-frequency filter was 10 KHz, duration of pulse was 0.1–0.2 ms and the machines used were a TECA TD 20 and a Cadwell Quantum 84. Sweep speed was not specified.


Nerve Injury Nerve Conduction Median Nerve Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal Tunnel 
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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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