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Electromyographic (EMG) Investigations in Cervical Myelopathy

  • H.-E Nau
  • J. Liesegang
  • P. Hiedl
  • K. Roosen
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 8)

Abstract

This study dealing with EMG alterations in cases of cervical myelopathy was motivated by the rare publications (1–6) analysing only a small number of patients. We report on the pathological EMG changes in a larger number of patients who have been operated on.

Keywords

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Spontaneous Activity Cervical Myelopathy Neuroradiological Finding Degenerative Sign 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • H.-E Nau
  • J. Liesegang
  • P. Hiedl
  • K. Roosen

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