Diagnostic Tests for Nerve and Vascular Injuries

  • Venu Akuthota
  • Ellen Casey

Nerve conduction studies study the faster myelinated nerve fibers. Thus, if small fiber or autonomic neuropathies are suspected, electrodiagnostic studies may not be sensitive.


Motor Unit Popliteal Artery Nerve Conduction Study Axillary Artery Compound Muscle Action Potential 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Venu Akuthota
    • 1
  • Ellen Casey
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationAuroraUSA
  2. 2.Ellen Casey Resident Physician, Department of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationRehabilitation Institute of Chicago/Northwestern Memorial HospitalChicagoUSA

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