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Conductivity in Elastically Stretched and Relaxed Spinal Cord Evaluated by Somatosensory Evoked Potentials

  • F. L. Glötzner
  • R. Netal
Conference paper

Summary

The effect of neck flexion and extension on early components of the tibial nerve cortical evoked potential was studied in healthy subjects and in multiple sclerosis and scoliosis patients. No significant latency differences were demonstrated, and there was consequently no evidence of an acute decrease of cord conductivity produced by stretching of axons during flexion.

Keywords

Multiple Sclerosis Tibial Nerve Somatosensory Evoke Potential Maximum Extension Early Component 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. L. Glötzner
    • 1
  • R. Netal
  1. 1.Neurologische Abteilung am Krankenhaus RummelsbergSchwarzenbruckGermany

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