Wrist, Below Elbow, Elbow, Above Elbow, Erb’s Point – Hand

Needle Recording Technique, Study from Abductor Pollicis Brevis (APB) and Opponens Pollicis (OP) Muscles
  • Giuliano Gentili
  • Mario Di Napoli


Original Settings: Duration of pulse was varied (0.1 ms at the wrist, 0.2–0.5 ms below the elbow, 0.1–0.2 ms at the elbow, 0.2 ms above the elbow, and 0.2–0.2 ms at Erb’s point), rate of pulse was 1/s, and the machine used was a TECA TE 2–7; sensitivity, sweep speed, low-frequency filter and high-frequency filter were not specified.


Normal Control Velocity Gradient Conduction Velocity Median Nerve Distal Segment 
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    Jebsen RH (1967) Motor conduction velocities in the median and ulnar nerves. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 48:185–194PubMedGoogle 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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