An Introduction to Electrodiagnostic Testing

  • S. Kiechl
Part of the Medical Radiology Diagnostic Imaging book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

Standard electrodiagnostic (EDX) examination consists of nerve conduction studies, recording of late responses and needle electromyography (EMG) (Guidelines in Electrodiagnostic Medicine 1999). On performing EDX testing a few contraindications have to be considered (Table 8.1).

Keywords

Heparin Shrinkage Neuropathy Neurol Peri 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Kiechl
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  1. 1.Department of Neurology, Section for Electrodiagnosis (EMG/NLG)University Hospital InnsbruckInnsbruckAustria

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