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Electrophysiological fundamentals of neurostimulation


The parameters used in electrical stimulation of peripheral nerves depends on the specific characteristics of the tissue. The fundamental principles used to produce depolarization of the nerve and generation of the action potentials are reviewed. Stimulation parameters should be based on the knowledge of membrane characteristics. This will improve and preserve the efficacy of response with long-term stimulation.

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Gleason, C.A. Electrophysiological fundamentals of neurostimulation. World J Urol 9, 110–113 (1991).

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  • Public Health
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Fundamental Principle
  • Peripheral Nerve
  • Stimulation Parameter