Sensitivity was 20 μV/division, sweep speed was 2 ms/division, duration of pulse was 0.1–0.4 ms, and the machine used was a Tektronix electromyograph. Low-frequency filter, high-frequency filter, and rate of pulse were not specified.
This study was performed in the supine position.
Following the antidromic method [
1], signals were recorded using surface electrodes from the median and ulnar nerves separately (Fig.
1). For the median nerve (R1), the active recording electrode (A) was placed around the proximal interphalangeal joint of digit II; the reference electrode (R) was placed over the distal interphalangeal joint of digit II. For the ulnar nerve (R2), the active recording electrode (A) was placed around the proximal interphalangeal joint of digit V; the reference electrode (R) was placed over the distal interphalangeal joint of digit V. The proximal interphalangeal joint rather than the base of the finger was selected as the site for the...
Body Mass Index Median Nerve Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Nerve Conduction Study Median Digit
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