Michael S Cartwright

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Publications

  1. pmc Ultrasound for carpal tunnel syndrome screening in manual laborers
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Main Floor Reynolds Tower, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Muscle Nerve 48:127-31. 2013
  2. pmc The prevalence of carpal tunnel syndrome in Latino poultry-processing workers and other Latino manual workers
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Center for Worker Health, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:198-201. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Quantitative neuromuscular ultrasound in the intensive care unit
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Reynolds Tower, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Muscle Nerve 47:255-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Validity and reliability of nerve and muscle ultrasound
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Main Floor Reynolds Tower, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Muscle Nerve 47:515-21. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Electrical impedance myography correlates with standard measures of Als severity
    Seward B Rutkove
    Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, TCC 810, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 02215
    Muscle Nerve 49:441-3. 2014
  6. pmc Prevalence of bifid median nerves and persistent median arteries and their association with carpal tunnel syndrome in a sample of Latino poultry processors and other manual workers
    Francis O Walker
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina, 27157 1078, USA Center for Worker Health, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Muscle Nerve 48:539-44. 2013
  7. pmc Median nerve changes following steroid injection for carpal tunnel syndrome
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Muscle Nerve 44:25-9. 2011
  8. pmc One-year incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome in Latino poultry processing workers and other Latino manual workers
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina Center for Worker Health, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    Am J Ind Med 57:362-9. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Nerve cross-sectional area in extremes of age
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Reynolds Tower, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Muscle Nerve 47:890-3. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic ultrasound for nerve transection
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Muscle Nerve 35:796-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. pmc Ultrasound for carpal tunnel syndrome screening in manual laborers
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Main Floor Reynolds Tower, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Muscle Nerve 48:127-31. 2013
    ..Neuromuscular ultrasound may be a better screening tool, because it is painless. In this study we compare the accuracy of nerve conduction studies and ultrasound for CTS screening...
  2. pmc The prevalence of carpal tunnel syndrome in Latino poultry-processing workers and other Latino manual workers
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Center for Worker Health, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:198-201. 2012
    ..To determine the prevalence of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in Latino poultry-processing workers...
  3. doi request reprint Quantitative neuromuscular ultrasound in the intensive care unit
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Reynolds Tower, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Muscle Nerve 47:255-9. 2013
    ..This pilot study was designed to examine the ultrasonographic changes that occur in muscles during ICU hospitalization...
  4. doi request reprint Validity and reliability of nerve and muscle ultrasound
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Main Floor Reynolds Tower, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Muscle Nerve 47:515-21. 2013
    ..Nerve and muscle ultrasound has been studied in several conditions, but validity and reliability have not been assessed systematically...
  5. ncbi request reprint Electrical impedance myography correlates with standard measures of Als severity
    Seward B Rutkove
    Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, TCC 810, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 02215
    Muscle Nerve 49:441-3. 2014
    ..Conclusions: These results support the concept that EIM can serve as a meaningful measure of disease severity in ALS. Muscle Nerve 49:441-443, 2014. ..
  6. pmc Prevalence of bifid median nerves and persistent median arteries and their association with carpal tunnel syndrome in a sample of Latino poultry processors and other manual workers
    Francis O Walker
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina, 27157 1078, USA Center for Worker Health, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Muscle Nerve 48:539-44. 2013
    ..The prevalence of bifid median nerves and persistent median arteries, their co-occurrence, and their relationship to carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) are only understood partially...
  7. pmc Median nerve changes following steroid injection for carpal tunnel syndrome
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Muscle Nerve 44:25-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to use neuromuscular ultrasound to assess the changes that occur in the median nerve after steroid injection for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)...
  8. pmc One-year incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome in Latino poultry processing workers and other Latino manual workers
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina Center for Worker Health, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    Am J Ind Med 57:362-9. 2014
    ..To determine the incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) over 1 year in Latino poultry processing workers...
  9. doi request reprint Nerve cross-sectional area in extremes of age
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Reynolds Tower, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Muscle Nerve 47:890-3. 2013
    ..This study was conducted to determine the influence of age on nerve cross-sectional area...
  10. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic ultrasound for nerve transection
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Muscle Nerve 35:796-9. 2007
    ..This proof-of-concept study shows that ultrasound can accurately identify nerve transection, which should lead to further ultrasound studies in patients with traumatic peripheral nerve injuries...
  11. ncbi request reprint Detection of a brachial artery pseudoaneurysm using ultrasonography and EMG
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Neurology 65:649. 2005
  12. doi request reprint Ultrasonographic reference values for assessing the normal median nerve in adults
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Neuroimaging 19:47-51. 2009
    ..In addition, muscle intrusion into the carpal tunnel has been implicated in carpal tunnel syndrome, but the normal amount of muscle intrusion has not been quantified...
  13. doi request reprint Musculoskeletal and neurological injuries associated with work organization among immigrant Latino women manual workers in North Carolina
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Worker Health, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    Am J Ind Med 57:468-75. 2014
    ..This analysis examines the associations of work organization attributes among Latino women in manual occupations with musculoskeletal and neurological injuries...
  14. ncbi request reprint The use of diagnostic ultrasound in carpal tunnel syndrome
    Ethan R Wiesler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:726-32. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound in the diagnosis of ulnar neuropathy at the cubital tunnel
    Ethan R Wiesler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:1088-93. 2006
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  16. pmc Peripheral nerve and muscle ultrasound in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Reynolds Tower, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Muscle Nerve 44:346-51. 2011
    ..It has not been used to assess their peripheral nerves. This study was designed to use neuromuscular ultrasound to investigate nerve cross-sectional area and muscle thickness in ALS...
  17. doi request reprint Neuromuscular ultrasound in common entrapment neuropathies
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Main Floor Reynolds Tower, Winston Salem, North Carolina, 27157, USA
    Muscle Nerve 48:696-704. 2013
    ..This review focuses on the use of neuromuscular ultrasound in 4 of the most common entrapment neuropathies: carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar neuropathy at the elbow and wrist, and fibular neuropathy at the knee...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pseudobulbar affect: prevalence and quality of life impact in movement disorders
    Roy E Strowd
    Department of Neurology, Medical Center Blvd, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Neurol 257:1382-7. 2010
    ..0008). The prevalence of PBA symptoms was 7.1% in PD and all movement disorders patients. Patients with PBA tend to have more depressive symptoms and poorer quality of life...
  19. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonographic findings of the normal ulnar nerve in adults
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:394-6. 2007
    ..To provide a detailed description of the ultrasonographic findings along the entire length of the normative ulnar nerve...
  20. doi request reprint Diagnostic nerve ultrasound in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1B
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Meads Hall, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Muscle Nerve 40:98-102. 2009
    ..This is the first study to characterize the ultrasonographic findings in the peripheral nerves of individuals with CMT 1B...
  21. doi request reprint Cross-sectional area reference values for nerve ultrasonography
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Third Floor, Meads Hall, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Muscle Nerve 37:566-71. 2008
    ..The information provided in this study should serve as the starting point for quantitatively evaluating these nerve sites with ultrasound...
  22. doi request reprint Case-control study of thromboembolic events associated with IV immunoglobulin
    James B Caress
    Dept of Neurology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Neurol 256:339-42. 2009
    ..Prospective studies of TE events would most accurately demonstrate the incidence and risk factors for these complications...
  23. pmc Neuromuscular ultrasound for evaluation of the diaphragm
    Aarti Sarwal
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Reynolds M, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Muscle Nerve 47:319-29. 2013
    ..In this study we review different techniques for assessing the diaphragm using neuromuscular ultrasound and the application of these techniques to enhance diagnosis and prognosis by neuromuscular clinicians...
  24. doi request reprint Evidence-based guideline: neuromuscular ultrasound for the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Muscle Nerve 46:287-93. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop an evidence-based guideline for the use of neuromuscular ultrasound in the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)...
  25. pmc Neuromuscular ultrasonography: quantifying muscle and nerve measurements
    David Mayans
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1078, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 23:133-48, xii. 2012
    ..Neuromuscular ultrasonography has several features, including portability and noninvasiveness, that make it an attractive research tool for advancing the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders...
  26. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound of nerve and muscle
    Francis O Walker
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1078, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:495-507. 2004
    ....
  27. pmc Electrical impedance myography as a biomarker to assess ALS progression
    Seward B Rutkove
    Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 13:439-45. 2012
    ..In conclusion, EIM can serve as a useful ALS biomarker that offers the prospect of greatly accelerating phase 2 clinical trials...
  28. doi request reprint Ultrasonographic Tinel sign
    Joseph N Chipman
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Muscle Nerve 40:1033-5. 2009
    ..This sign has not been previously described. We present a case in which the ultrasonographic Tinel sign helped accurately guide a nerve biopsy in a woman with mononeuritis multiplex...
  29. ncbi request reprint Statin-associated exacerbation of myasthenia gravis
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Neurology 63:2188. 2004
  30. ncbi request reprint Weight change following deep brain stimulation for movement disorders
    Roy E Strowd
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Neurol 257:1293-7. 2010
    ..Significant mean weight gain of 2.3 kg (p = 0.0124) or 4.2% was observed in our PD patients. Most patients with PD and ET gain weight following DBS, and this gain is not predicted by age, gender, diagnosis, or stimulation target...
  31. ncbi request reprint Positional dysphagia secondary to a Chiari I malformation
    David L White
    Department of Otolaryngology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 89:318-9. 2010
    ..After surgical decompression of the malformation, the patient's symptoms completely resolved...