electrodiagnosis

Summary

Summary: Diagnosis of disease states by recording the spontaneous electrical activity of tissues or organs or by the response to stimulation of electrically excitable tissue.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Electrodiagnostic approach to the patient with suspected brachial plexopathy
    Mark A Ferrante
    EMG Laboratories, NeuroDiagnostics, Inc, 240 Eisenhower Drive, Suite C 5, Biloxi, MS 39531, USA
    Neurol Clin 20:423-50. 2002
  2. ncbi Practice Parameter: evaluation of distal symmetric polyneuropathy: role of autonomic testing, nerve biopsy, and skin biopsy (an evidence-based review). Report of the American Academy of Neurology, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnosti
    J D England
    American Academy of Neurology, St Paul, MN 55116, USA
    Neurology 72:177-84. 2009
  3. ncbi Intraepidermal nerve fiber density as a marker of early diabetic neuropathy
    T Umapathi
    National Neuroscience Institute, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    Muscle Nerve 35:591-8. 2007
  4. pmc Consensus criteria for the classification of carpal tunnel syndrome in epidemiologic studies
    D Rempel
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Public Health 88:1447-51. 1998
  5. ncbi Impaired trigeminal nociceptive processing in patients with trigeminal neuralgia
    M Obermann
    Department of Neurology, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Neurology 69:835-41. 2007
  6. ncbi Clinical features and electrodiagnosis of diabetic peripheral neuropathy in the dysvascular patient
    Karen Wooten
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 20:657-76. 2009
  7. ncbi Distal symmetrical polyneuropathy: a definition for clinical research. A report of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    John D England
    Deaconess Billings Clinic, Billings, MT, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:167-74. 2005
  8. pmc A trial of proficiency of nerve conduction: greater standardization still needed
    Peter J Dyck
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota, 55905, USA
    Muscle Nerve 48:369-74. 2013
  9. ncbi Neurophysiology not required before surgery for typical carpal tunnel syndrome
    V Finsen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Trondheim University Hospital, Trondheim, 7006, Norway
    J Hand Surg Br 26:61-4. 2001
  10. ncbi Peripheral neuropathy in patients with the 3243A>G mutation in mitochondrial DNA
    Mikko Kärppä
    Department of Neurology and Biocenter, University of Oulu, P O Box 5000, 90014 Oulu, Finland
    J Neurol 250:216-21. 2003

Research Grants

  1. AEROACOUSTICS OF VOICE
    Fariborz Alipour; Fiscal Year: 2008
  2. The Electrophysiology of Motor Neuron Diseases
    Mark Bromberg; Fiscal Year: 2002
  3. RAPID MR VS XRAY: RANDOMIZED OUTCOME TRIAL FOR BACK PAIN
    JEFFREY JARVIK; Fiscal Year: 2001
  4. Epidermal Innervation as an Outcome Measure
    David Herrmann; Fiscal Year: 2006
  5. PARASPINAL MUSCLE DENERVATION AND SYMPTOMS IN LUMBAR SS
    Andrew Haig; Fiscal Year: 2005
  6. PHYSIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF THE OLFACTORY PROJECTIONS
    John Scott; Fiscal Year: 2006
  7. In-Vivo Confocal Imaging of Meissner's Corpuscles as a Measure of HIV Neuropathy
    David Herrmann; Fiscal Year: 2008
  8. DIABETIC NEUROPATHY STUDY
    PETER DYCK; Fiscal Year: 2008
  9. PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY, SENSORIMOTOR FUNCTIONS & BALANCE
    James Richardson; Fiscal Year: 2004
  10. Back pain Outcomes using Longitudinal Data (BOLD)
    Jeffrey G Jarvik; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications254 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Electrodiagnostic approach to the patient with suspected brachial plexopathy
    Mark A Ferrante
    EMG Laboratories, NeuroDiagnostics, Inc, 240 Eisenhower Drive, Suite C 5, Biloxi, MS 39531, USA
    Neurol Clin 20:423-50. 2002
    ..The motor NCS and NEE often overcome this drawback and, regardless of sensory NCS findings, are always performed...
  2. ncbi Practice Parameter: evaluation of distal symmetric polyneuropathy: role of autonomic testing, nerve biopsy, and skin biopsy (an evidence-based review). Report of the American Academy of Neurology, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnosti
    J D England
    American Academy of Neurology, St Paul, MN 55116, USA
    Neurology 72:177-84. 2009
    ....
  3. ncbi Intraepidermal nerve fiber density as a marker of early diabetic neuropathy
    T Umapathi
    National Neuroscience Institute, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    Muscle Nerve 35:591-8. 2007
    ..Analogous to microalbuminuria in diabetic nephropathy, reliable identification and quantitation of nascent diabetic neuropathy may have potential therapeutic implications...
  4. pmc Consensus criteria for the classification of carpal tunnel syndrome in epidemiologic studies
    D Rempel
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Public Health 88:1447-51. 1998
    ....
  5. ncbi Impaired trigeminal nociceptive processing in patients with trigeminal neuralgia
    M Obermann
    Department of Neurology, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Neurology 69:835-41. 2007
    ..Between the attacks the patient is usually asymptomatic, but a constant dull background pain may persist in some cases. The mechanisms associated with the development of this chronic pain are not well understood...
  6. ncbi Clinical features and electrodiagnosis of diabetic peripheral neuropathy in the dysvascular patient
    Karen Wooten
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 20:657-76. 2009
    ..The degree of heterogeneity in the clinical manifestations of DPN makes diagnosing this condition difficult. This article reviews the characteristics, diagnosis, electrodiagnosis, classification, pathogenesis, and treatment of DPN.
  7. ncbi Distal symmetrical polyneuropathy: a definition for clinical research. A report of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    John D England
    Deaconess Billings Clinic, Billings, MT, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:167-74. 2005
    ..The inclusion of this formalized case definition in clinical and epidemiologic research studies will ensure greater consistency of case selection...
  8. pmc A trial of proficiency of nerve conduction: greater standardization still needed
    Peter J Dyck
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota, 55905, USA
    Muscle Nerve 48:369-74. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to test the proficiency (accuracy among evaluators) of measured attributes of nerve conduction (NC)...
  9. ncbi Neurophysiology not required before surgery for typical carpal tunnel syndrome
    V Finsen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Trondheim University Hospital, Trondheim, 7006, Norway
    J Hand Surg Br 26:61-4. 2001
    ..We conclude that neurophysiological studies contribute little to the diagnosis in typical cases of carpal tunnel syndrome, and are more often confounding than of assistance...
  10. ncbi Peripheral neuropathy in patients with the 3243A>G mutation in mitochondrial DNA
    Mikko Kärppä
    Department of Neurology and Biocenter, University of Oulu, P O Box 5000, 90014 Oulu, Finland
    J Neurol 250:216-21. 2003
    ..Higher age and male gender were associated with an increased risk of neuropathy. Our results show that peripheral neuropathy is not uncommon in patients with the 3243A > G mutation, and they also may have an increased risk of CTS...
  11. ncbi Pitfalls in electrodiagnosis
    C Krarup
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Neuroscience Center, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Neurol 246:1115-26. 1999
    ..The demonstration of conduction block is important, but several requirements must be fulfilled in terms of technique, clinical context, and temporal development in order to avoid errors...
  12. ncbi Study of accessory deep peroneal nerve motor conduction in a population of healthy subjects
    S Mathis
    Service de Neurologie, CHU de Poitiers, Universite de Poitiers, 2, rue de milétrie, 86021 Poitiers, France
    Neurophysiol Clin 41:29-33. 2011
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  13. pmc Epidermal nerve fibers: confidence intervals and continuous measures with nerve conduction
    JaNean K Engelstad
    Peripheral Neuropathy Research Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Neurology 79:2187-93. 2012
    ..Our second objective was to introduce a new continuous measure combining nerve conduction and ENFs/mm...
  14. ncbi Electrodiagnosis of motor neuron disease
    Anuradha Duleep
    Department of Neurology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 24:139-51. 2013
    ..b>Electrodiagnosis begins with an understanding of the clinical features of the disease, because clinical correlation is ..
  15. pmc Ulnar neuropathy with normal electrodiagnosis and abnormal nerve ultrasound
    Joon Shik Yoon
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:318-20. 2010
    ..1 mm. This indicates that ultrasound may be a useful tool for assessing those with UNE symptoms and normal electrodiagnostic findings...
  16. ncbi Electrodiagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome in patients with diabetic polyneuropathy
    Sibel Gazioglu
    Department of Neurology, Medical Faculty of Karadeniz Technical University, 61080 Trabzon, Turkey
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:1463-9. 2011
    ..In this study, we aimed to define the best electrodiagnostic test in the diagnosis of CTS in diabetic polyneuropathy patients...
  17. ncbi The electrodiagnosis of ulnar nerve entrapment at the elbow
    Ralph Z Kern
    Mount Sinai Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 30:314-9. 2003
    ..Recent advances have facilitated the electrodiagnosis of this common nerve entrapment...
  18. ncbi Pitfalls in electrodiagnosis of Guillain-Barré syndrome subtypes
    Antonino Uncini
    Department of Neuroscience and Imaging, University G D Annunzio Chieti Pescara, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:1157-63. 2010
    ..classify an Italian Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) population into demyelinating and axonal subtypes, to investigate how serial recordings changed the classification and to underline the pitfalls in electrodiagnosis of GBS subtypes.
  19. ncbi Electrodiagnosis of ulnar neuropathy at the wrist: conduction block versus traditional tests
    Susan R Cowdery
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurology 59:420-7. 2002
    ..Compared to ulnar neuropathy at the elbow (UNE), ulnar neuropathy at the wrist (UNW) is rarer and more difficult to localize with routine electrophysiologic studies...
  20. ncbi Clinical quality measures for electrodiagnosis in suspected carpal tunnel syndrome
    Karl J Sandin
    Karl Sandin, Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Muscle Nerve 41:444-52. 2010
    ..Provider organizations, insurance companies, and professional societies can use these measures in efforts to monitor and improve quality of care for this common and disabling condition...
  21. ncbi Electrodiagnosis of neck pain
    Jay J Han
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific, Box 356490, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 14:549-67. 2003
    ..As with any laboratory measure, the utility of electrodiagnostic testing can be increased when it is used in appropriate clinical contexts and when its limitations are understood...
  22. ncbi IN-RATIO: a new test to increase diagnostic sensitivity in ulnar nerve entrapment at elbow
    P Caliandro
    Institute of Neurology, Fondazione Pro Iuventute Don Carlo Gnocchi, Universita Cattolica, Largo Francesco Vito 1, Roma, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:1600-6. 2008
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  23. ncbi Validation of a novel point-of-care nerve conduction device for the detection of diabetic sensorimotor polyneuropathy
    Bruce A Perkins
    Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St, Room EN 12 217, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    Diabetes Care 29:2023-7. 2006
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  24. ncbi Electrodiagnostic automation: principles and practice
    Shai N Gozani
    NeuroMetrix, Inc, 62 Fourth Ave Waltham, MA 02451, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 16:1015-32, x. 2005
  25. ncbi Optimal distance for segmental nerve conduction studies revisited
    Mark E Landau
    Department of Neurology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Ave, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Muscle Nerve 27:367-9. 2003
    ..With advances in electrodiagnostic equipment, NCV can reasonably be calculated at distances less than 10 cm, perhaps as low as 5-6 cm...
  26. ncbi Short-segment nerve conduction studies in ulnar neuropathy at the elbow
    Leo H Visser
    Department of Neurology, St Elisabeth Hospital, P O Box 90151, 5000 LC Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 31:331-8. 2005
    ..We recommend its use in all patients in whom UNE is suspected...
  27. ncbi The use of statistical MUNE in a multicenter clinical trial
    J M Shefner
    Department of Neurology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, 750 East Adams Street, Syracuse, New York 13210, USA
    Muscle Nerve 30:463-9. 2004
    ..Thus, MUNE can be used reliably as an outcome measure in multicenter clinical trials; specific remedies are suggested for the difficulties encountered in this study...
  28. ncbi Effective surgical treatment of cubital tunnel syndrome based on provocative clinical testing without electrodiagnostics
    Daniel Greenwald
    Bayshore Plastic Surgery, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:87e-91e. 2006
    ..3. Present a protocol for conservative management followed by surgical correction. 4. Discuss the results of the method and protocol in two series of patients treated by a single surgeon...
  29. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of trigeminal reflex testing in trigeminal neuralgia
    G Cruccu
    Department of Neurological Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Neurology 66:139-41. 2006
    ..In contrast, electrophysiologic testing of trigeminal reflexes accurately distinguished symptomatic from classic TN (sensitivity 96%, specificity 93%)...
  30. ncbi Clinical, electrodiagnostic, and sonographic studies in ulnar neuropathy at the elbow
    Roy Beekman
    Departments of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 30:202-8. 2004
    ..We conclude that, although UNE is clinically heterogeneous, the electrophysiological and sonographic findings are fairly consistent despite the clinical manifestations...
  31. ncbi Sonography and electrodiagnosis in carpal tunnel syndrome diagnosis, an analysis of the literature
    P Seror
    Laboratoire d Electromyographie, 146, avenue Ledru Rollin, Paris 75011, France
    Eur J Radiol 67:146-52. 2008
    ..a sensible albeit personal view on the relevance of sonography and whether it competes or is complementary to electrodiagnosis (EDX)...
  32. ncbi Accessory deep peroneal nerve - a clinically significant anomaly?
    Szymon Owsiak
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Neurol Neurochir Pol 42:112-5. 2008
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate its significance in the examination of the peroneal nerve...
  33. ncbi Neuropathy progression in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A
    M E Shy
    Wayne State University, Department of Neurology, Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, 421 Ea Canfield, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Neurology 70:378-83. 2008
    ..To determine the rate of disease progression in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A (CMT1A)...
  34. ncbi The rational clinical examination. Does this patient have carpal tunnel syndrome?
    C A D'Arcy
    Division of Rheumatology, University of Washington Health Sciences Center, 1959 NE Pacific St, Box 356428, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    JAMA 283:3110-7. 2000
    ..History taking and physical examination maneuvers, including Tinel and Phalen signs, are widely used for the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)...
  35. ncbi Comparison of sensitivity of transcarpal median motor conduction velocity and conventional conduction techniques in electrodiagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome
    Ming Hong Chang
    Section of Neurology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:984-91. 2006
    To compare the sensitivity of median wrist-palm motor conduction velocity (W-P MCV) with those of standard sensory conduction techniques in the electrodiagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).
  36. ncbi Distal symmetric polyneuropathy: a definition for clinical research: report of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    J D England
    Neurology 64:199-207. 2005
    ..The inclusion of this formalized case definition in clinical and epidemiologic research studies will ensure greater consistency of case selection...
  37. ncbi Gender, body mass and age as risk factors for ulnar mononeuropathy at the elbow
    J K Richardson
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, MPB D5200, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0718, USA
    Muscle Nerve 24:551-4. 2001
    ..3-4.2 for BMI < or =22.0 versus >22.0). These findings, in conjunction with gender differences in ulnar motor nerve parameters among UME subjects and controls, suggest that the pathophysiology of UME differs with gender...
  38. ncbi The clinical, electrophysiological and prognostic heterogeneity of ulnar neuropathy at the elbow
    H H A M Dunselman
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Elisabeth Hospital, PO Box 90151, 5000 LC Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:1364-7. 2008
    ..Ulnar nerve neuropathy is one of the most common entrapment neuropathies and is often considered to be one entity in clinical and follow-up studies...
  39. ncbi Which motor nerve conduction study is best in ulnar neuropathy at the elbow?
    Ali Shakir
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Box 359740, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Muscle Nerve 29:585-90. 2004
    ..The ROC curves showed MNCV to be superior to VDIF across all amplitude subgroups; however, confidence intervals overlapped when amplitude was high...
  40. ncbi Localization of ulnar neuropathy with conduction block across the elbow
    D N Herrmann
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester, SMH 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 673, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Muscle Nerve 24:698-700. 2001
    ..The ulnar nerve may be more prone to external compression above the elbow than previously recognized. Short segment incremental studies are useful to identify conduction block above the elbow in such patients...
  41. ncbi Standardized visual evoked potentials for telematic electrodiagnosis from five laboratories in three European countries
    D Papakostopoulos
    Electrodiagnostic Department, Bristol Eye Hospital, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 5:23-31. 1999
    ..The system performed well in different locations using inexperienced operators. The system is suitable for multicentre research studies and telemedicine...
  42. ncbi Effect of body mass index on ulnar nerve conduction velocity, ulnar neuropathy at the elbow, and carpal tunnel syndrome
    Mark E Landau
    Department of Neurology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Muscle Nerve 32:360-3. 2005
    ..Not only do relatively slender individuals have comparatively slower AE ulnar NCVs, they are also at increased risk for developing UNE. Patients with a high BMI are at increased risk for CTS...
  43. ncbi Interpretation of electrodiagnostic findings in sporadic progressive muscular atrophy
    J Visser
    Dept of Neurology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 22700, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 255:903-9. 2008
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  44. ncbi Short-segment nerve conduction studies in the localization of ulnar neuropathy of the elbow: use of flexor carpi ulnaris recordings
    Y L Lo
    Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, 169608, Singapore
    Muscle Nerve 31:633-6. 2005
    ..4% when recording from abductor digiti minimi. The rationale underlying the technique is discussed. This approach should be of value as a diagnostic adjunct in technically challenging cases of ulnar neuropathy at the elbow...
  45. ncbi Frequency of neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome in patients with definite carpal tunnel syndrome: an electrophysiological evaluation in 100 women
    P Seror
    Laboratoire d Electromyographie, 146 Av Ledru Rollin, 75011 Paris, France
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:259-63. 2005
    ..The aim of this work was to evaluate the frequency of lower brachial plexus lesions as true neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome (NTOS) in women with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)...
  46. ncbi Reliability and validity of the CMT neuropathy score as a measure of disability
    M E Shy
    Department of Neurology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Neurology 64:1209-14. 2005
    ..To determine the validity and reliability of the Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) neuropathy score (CMTNS) in patients with inherited neuropathy...
  47. ncbi Somatosensory-evoked cortical potential during attacks of paroxysmal dysesthesia in multiple sclerosis
    S Toru
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Neurol 12:233-4. 2005
    ..We report the interesting finding of somatosensory-evoked potentials (SEPs) in a patient with MS during a paroxysmal dysesthesia attack...
  48. ncbi Median and ulnar nerve conduction in pregnancy
    M Eogan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Dublin, National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 87:233-6. 2004
    ..A prospective, observational study assessed median and ulnar nerve conduction during pregnancy, to identify the optimum test for differentiating physiological effects of pregnancy from pathological carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)...
  49. ncbi Diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome: electrodiagnostic and MR imaging evaluation
    Jeffrey G Jarvik
    Merck and Co, Inc, 95 Spring Street, New Providence, NJ 07974, USA
    Neuroimaging Clin N Am 14:93-102, viii. 2004
    ....
  50. ncbi Acute motor conduction block neuropathy pattern occurring in the course of an acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy
    J L Fernández-Torre
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University Hospital Marqués de Valdecilla UC and IFIMAV, Avda Valdecilla, s n 39008 Santander, Cantabria, Spain
    Neurophysiol Clin 38:211-6. 2008
    ....
  51. ncbi Medial antebrachial cutaneous nerve conduction study, a new tool to demonstrate mild lower brachial plexus lesions. A report of 16 cases
    P Seror
    Electromyography Laboratory, Rhumatology, 146 Av Ledru Rollin, 75011 Paris, France
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:2316-22. 2004
    ..This was to demonstrate the ability to electrodiagnosed mild lower brachial plexus lesion only through abnormal medial antebrachial cutaneous nerve (MABCN) conduction study...
  52. ncbi Relative slowing of the median antidromic sensory nerve conduction velocity to the ring finger in screening for carpal tunnel syndrome
    Othmar Schuhfried
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Hand Surg Am 29:947-52. 2004
    ....
  53. ncbi Entrapment neuropathy of the palmar cutaneous branch of the median nerve in carpal tunnel syndrome
    Tomihiro Imai
    Department of Neurology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, South 1, West 16, Chuo Ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060 8543, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:2514-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this study is to elucidate the significance of electrophysiological data of the palmar cutaneous branch of the median nerve (PCBm) in the diagnosis entrapment of the PCBm concomitant with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)...
  54. ncbi Motor root conduction block in traumatic brachial plexopathy
    Y L Lo
    Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608, Singapore
    J Neurol Sci 227:91-4. 2004
    ..Electrical stimulation demonstrated multilevel motor root conduction block, which reversed after a 4-month period. Motor root conduction studies are useful diagnostic and prognostic adjuncts in the management of brachial plexopathy...
  55. ncbi Electrophysiological findings in a case of congenital lower limb hypoplasia
    Thomas Zambelis
    University of Athens, Department of Neurology, EMG Laboratory Aeginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Neurol Sci 29:177-9. 2008
    ..Extensive electrophysiological investigation in cases of limb hypoplasia has not been previously performed. In this patient congentital hypoplasia of the muscles also involved the peripheral large diameter sensory nerve fibers...
  56. ncbi Does retrograde axonal atrophy really occur in carpal tunnel syndrome patients with normal forearm conduction velocity?
    Ming Hong Chang
    Section of Neurology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, No 160, Chung Kang Road, Section 3, Taichung 40705, Taiwan, ROC
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:2783-8. 2004
    ..We attempt to determine whether RAA really occurs in CTS patients with normal median FMCV and to investigate any relationships between RAA and severity of compression at the wrist...
  57. ncbi Effect of amplifier gain setting on distal motor latency in normal subjects and CTS patients
    Adina R Goldfarb
    Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Peripheral Neuropathy Center, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 635 Madison Avenue, Suite 400, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:1581-4. 2005
    ..latency difference (TTLD), and median-thenar to ulnar-hypothenar latency difference (THLD) at various amplifier gains for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) electrodiagnosis. A prior study utilized only an amplifier gain of 0.2 mV/division.
  58. ncbi Repetitive spinal motor neuron discharges following single transcranial magnetic stimuli: a quantitative study
    W J Z'Graggen
    Department of Neurology, Inselspital, University of Berne, Freiburgstrasse, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:1628-37. 2005
    ..To quantify repetitive discharges of spinal motor neurons (repMNDs) in response to single transcranial magnetic stimuli (TMS). To assess their contribution to the size of motor evoked potentials (MEPs)...
  59. ncbi Changes in motor axon recruitment in the median nerve in mild carpal tunnel syndrome
    F Ginanneschi
    Unit of Clinical Neurophysiology, Department of Neurological and Behavioural Sciences, University of Siena, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:2467-72. 2006
    ..To determine whether patients with mild carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and conventional electrodiagnostic evidence of selective involvement of sensory conduction show changes in motor axon recruitment in the median nerve...
  60. ncbi Nerve conduction studies in relation to residual fatigue in Guillain-Barré syndrome
    Marcel P J Garssen
    Department of Neurology, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, 1738, 3000, DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 253:851-6. 2006
    ..This study demonstrates that fatigue in GBS is not explained by residual nerve dysfunction, using conventional NC measurements...
  61. ncbi Pathophysiologic insights into motor axonal function in Kennedy disease
    Steve Vucic
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Neurology 69:1828-35. 2007
    ..Consequently, the present study applied axonal excitability techniques to investigate the pathophysiologic mechanisms associated with KD...
  62. ncbi Anterior interosseous nerve conduction study: normative data
    Steve Vucic
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, and Department of Neurology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Muscle Nerve 35:119-21. 2007
    ..Normative data has been established that may prove useful in future studies assessing pathological involvement of the anterior interosseous nerve...
  63. ncbi Ultrasonography in carpal tunnel syndrome: comparison with electrophysiological stage and motor unit number estimate
    Ilkay Koray Bayrak
    Department of Radiology, Ondokuz Mayis University School of Medicine, Kurupelit 55139, Samsun, Turkey
    Muscle Nerve 35:344-8. 2007
    ..Ultrasound also reflects the reduction in the number of axons estimated by the MUNE method. Therefore, we suggest that the ultrasonographic findings reflect the severity of disease in patients with CTS...
  64. ncbi Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies: description of seven patients without known family history
    S R Beydoun
    Department of Neurology, Keck School of Medicine at University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Acta Neurol Scand 117:266-72. 2008
    ..We report findings on seven patients referred for evaluation of focal mononeuropathies or polyneuropathies of undetermined etiology, in whom we established a diagnosis of HNPP...
  65. ncbi Accuracy of repetitive nerve stimulation for diagnosis of the cramp-fasciculation syndrome
    Taylor B Harrison
    Department of Neurology, Emory University, 101 Woodruff Circle, Suite 6000, Room 6103, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Muscle Nerve 35:776-80. 2007
    ..These results suggest that CFS represents a form of peripheral nerve hyperexcitability and, furthermore, that RNS is a clinically useful test for CFS...
  66. ncbi A handheld nerve conduction measuring device in carpal tunnel syndrome
    U Tolonen
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Oulu University Hospital, FIN 90029 Oulu, Finland
    Acta Neurol Scand 115:390-7. 2007
    ..The diagnostic utility and reliability of an easy-to-operate novel handheld nerve conduction tester in carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) were evaluated...
  67. ncbi Segmental study of the median nerve versus comparative tests in the diagnosis of mild carpal tunnel syndrome
    Jau Jiuan Sheu
    Department of Neurology, Taipei Medical University Hospital, 252 Wu Hsing Street, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:1249-55. 2006
    ..The aims of this study were to analyze normative data of nerve conduction studies (NCS) by optimal transformations, and compare the utility of electrodiagnostic tests in detecting mild carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)...
  68. ncbi Mixed latency difference for diagnosis of ulnar neuropathy at the elbow
    Carlos O Heise
    Fleury Institute, Neurophysiology Section, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:408-10. 2006
    ..To provide reference values and to compare this technique with the standard motor conduction velocity (MCV) of the ulnar nerve...
  69. ncbi Latent addition in human motor and sensory axons: different site-dependent changes across the carpal tunnel related to persistent Na+ currents
    Satoshi Kuwabara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chuo Ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:810-4. 2006
    ..Positive sensory symptoms are prominent features in carpal tunnel syndrome, and a persistent Na+ current is a major determinant of axonal excitability...
  70. ncbi Serial electrophysiologic studies in rhesus monkeys with Krabbe disease
    Maria B Weimer
    Department of Neurology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1542 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Muscle Nerve 32:185-90. 2005
    ..These observations provide further insight into the disease process and suggest an early window of opportunity for treating Krabbe disease...
  71. ncbi A sensitive new median-ulnar technique for diagnosing mild Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    E B Bodofsky
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UMDNJ Cooper University Hospital, Camden 08103, USA
    Electromyogr Clin Neurophysiol 45:139-44. 2005
    ..The primary diagnostic tool is electrodiagnosis, although 13-27% of patients with symptoms and signs of CTS have normal electrodiagnostic results...
  72. ncbi [Neurophysiological studies of the neuromuscular junction]
    M González-Hidalgo
    Servicio de Neurofisiologia Clinica, Instituto de Neurociencias, Hospital ClínicoUniversitario San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Neurol 41:163-76. 2005
    ..This totally or partially blocked impulse will give rise to different types of responses in neurophysiological tests...
  73. doi Electrophysiological predictors of steroid-responsiveness in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
    Y A Rajabally
    J Neurol 255:936-8. 2008
  74. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging compared with electrodiagnostic studies in patients with suspected carpal tunnel syndrome: predicting symptoms, function, and surgical benefit at 1 year
    Jeffrey G Jarvik
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Neurosurg 108:541-50. 2008
    ....
  75. ncbi Optimal recording electrode placement in the lumbrical-interossei comparison study
    Amer Al-Shekhlee
    Department of Neurology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Ohio 44106 5040, USA
    Muscle Nerve 33:289-93. 2006
    The lumbrical-interossei comparison study is commonly employed in the electrodiagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome. Placement of the recording electrodes relies on anatomic landmarks as the muscles being recorded cannot be seen or palpated...
  76. ncbi Vasculitic neuropathy--electrodiagnostic findings and association with malignancies
    S A Zivkovic
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3471 Fifth Avenue 811, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Acta Neurol Scand 115:432-6. 2007
    ..Histopathologic evaluation remains the gold standard for diagnosis, but certain electrodiagnostic findings may heighten suspicion of vasculitic neuropathy and improve the yield of nerve and muscle biopsy...
  77. ncbi Presynaptic neuromuscular transmission defect in the Miller Fisher syndrome
    Y L Lo
    Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Neurology 66:148-9. 2006
  78. ncbi Distal lesion of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve
    Mark Kushnir
    Department of Neurology, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin 70300, Israel
    Muscle Nerve 37:101-3. 2008
    ..We suggest that thigh paresthesias may be caused by a distal LFCN lesion. Eliciting this requires recording SNAPs distal to conventional sites...
  79. ncbi Intraoperative electromyography
    Neil R Holland
    J Clin Neurophysiol 19:444-53. 2002
    ..The author reviews these basic electrophysiologic techniques, how they are applied to specific surgical situations, and their limitations...
  80. ncbi Transcarpal motor conduction velocity in carpal tunnel syndrome
    R J Walters
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    Muscle Nerve 24:966-8. 2001
    ..Sensory fibers were no more susceptible than motor fibers to compression in the carpal tunnel, and fibers to APB were as susceptible as those to the 2nd lumbrical muscle...
  81. ncbi Conduction block of varicella zoster virus neuropathy
    T Murakami
    Division of Neurology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki City, Okayama, Japan
    Neurology 61:1153-4. 2003
  82. ncbi Electrophysiologic evaluation of lumbosacral single nerve roots using compound muscle action potentials
    Taku Ogura
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kyoto Perfectual University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 16:487-92. 2003
    ..This technique may thus be a useful noninvasive method for assessing lumbosacral nerve root function in patients with LDH...
  83. ncbi The electrodiagnostic examination with peripheral nerve injuries
    Asa J Wilbourn
    Neurology Department, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland OH 44195, USA
    Clin Plast Surg 30:139-54. 2003
    ..The major reason why it is capable of doing so is because it discloses the pathophysiology of focal neuropathies, at least in regard to large myelinated nerve fiber damage...
  84. ncbi Quantitative motor unit action potential analysis of skeletal muscles in the Warmblood horse
    I D Wijnberg
    Department of Equine Sciences, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Equine Vet J 34:556-61. 2002
    ..08 microV) in the subclavian muscle. The number of turns of the lateral vastus (3.0 +/- 1.22) was significantly higher than that of the triceps muscle (2.7 +/- 1.51). No differences were found in MUP duration (5.9-6.4 ms)...
  85. ncbi Relationship between electroneurographic changes and serum ubiquitin levels in patients with type 2 diabetes
    E Akarsu
    Department of Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine, , Erzurum, Turkey
    Diabetes Care 24:100-3. 2001
    ..Further studies are required to confirm this relationship...
  86. ncbi Differences in membrane properties of axonal and demyelinating Guillain-Barré syndromes
    Satoshi Kuwabara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan
    Ann Neurol 52:180-7. 2002
    ..These results support the view that the predominantly distal targets of immune attack are different for AMAN and AIDP. Possible mechanisms for the reduced safety factor in AMAN are discussed...
  87. ncbi Median sensory nonresponders in carpal tunnel syndrome workup
    Matthew P Kaul
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, OR 97207, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:1120-2. 2002
    ..To determine an optimal strategy when, in the course of performing the Combined Sensory Index (CSI) or routine median sensory evaluation of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), an unobtainable median sensory response is encountered...
  88. ncbi Clinical outcome and predictive value of electrodiagnostics in endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery
    T Vogt
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Mainz, Langenbeckstrasse 1, Germany
    Neurosurg Rev 25:218-21. 2002
    ..Our patients were in hospital for 3.3 days. The time of return to work differed between patients that were self employed (4.3 days) and those working as employees (19 days)...
  89. ncbi Threshold electrotonus in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy: correlation with clinical profiles
    Jia Ying Sung
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chuo Ku, Chiba, 260 8670, Japan
    Muscle Nerve 29:28-37. 2004
    ..Threshold electrotonus can be used to detect demyelination at the tested sites and may provide new information about pathophysiology and distribution patterns of demyelination in CIDP...
  90. ncbi Unusual entrapment neuropathy in a golf player
    James C White
    Neurology 60:885; author reply 885. 2003
  91. ncbi Sensitivity of median sensory nerve conduction tests in digital branches for the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome
    Gulumser Aydin
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 83:17-21. 2004
    ..To compare the sensitivity of median sensory nerve conduction tests performed by stimulating digital branches in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome...
  92. ncbi The utility of portable nerve conduction testing for patients with carpal tunnel syndrome: a prospective clinical study
    D R Steinberg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114
    J Hand Surg Am 17:77-81. 1992
    ..Formal electrodiagnostic testing is indicated for differentiation of lesions present at different levels, for detection of subtle sensory changes, and for use in those patients in whom surface electrode usage is ineffective...
  93. ncbi Unusual entrapment neuropathy in a golf player
    Wei Chih Hsu
    Department of Neurology, Shin Kong WHS Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neurology 59:646-7. 2002
  94. ncbi Thalidomide neuropathy in patients treated for metastatic prostate cancer
    F M Molloy
    EMG Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1404, Bethesda, Maryland 20892-1404, USA
    Muscle Nerve 24:1050-7. 2001
    ..Older age and cumulative dose were possible contributing factors. Neuropathy may thus be a common complication of thalidomide in older patients. The SNAP index can be used to monitor peripheral neuropathy, but not for early detection...
  95. ncbi Carpal tunnel syndrome with normal nerve conduction studies
    John C Witt
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
    Muscle Nerve 29:515-22. 2004
    ..We concluded that NCS provide independent information in the evaluation of suspected CTS, especially when fewer clinical criteria are present, but that NCS are not helpful in predicting the outcome of nonsurgical management...
  96. ncbi An innovative hand brace for carpal tunnel syndrome: a randomized controlled trial
    G Manente
    Center for Neuromuscular Disease, University G. D'Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Muscle Nerve 24:1020-5. 2001
    ..05). Thus, the study demonstrates that this hand brace is highly efficient in relieving symptoms and functional loss in CTS...
  97. ncbi Mixed median nerve forearm conduction velocity in the presence of focal compression neuropathy at the wrist versus peripheral neuropathy
    Jerome Watson
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Virginia, 545 Ray C Hunt Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22903 2981, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:302-7. 2002
    ....
  98. ncbi Does direct measurement of forearm mixed nerve conduction velocity reflect actual nerve conduction velocity through the carpal tunnel?
    Ming Hong Chang
    Section of Neurology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, No 160 Chung Kang Road, Section 3, Taichung, Taiwan
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:1236-40. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether forearm (wrist-elbow) mixed nerve conduction velocity (W-Emix) represents the actual nerve conduction velocity (CV) of nerve fibers passing through the carpal tunnel...
  99. ncbi [Electrodiagnostic assessment of neuromuscular junction disorders]
    G Chauplannaz
    Clinique Charcot, 69110 Sainte Foy Les Lyon
    Rev Med Liege 59:184-9. 2004
    b>Electrodiagnosis of neuromuscular junction disorders relies on repetitive nerve stimulation tests (RS) and single-fiber EMG (SFEMG)...
  100. pmc Recommendations of the Neurolaryngology Study Group on laryngeal electromyography
    Andrew Blitzer
    Head and Neck Surgical Group, New York, NY, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 140:782-793. 2009
    ..Subcommittee and the Neurolaryngology Study Group to address the use of laryngeal electromyography (LEMG) for electrodiagnosis of laryngeal disorders...
  101. ncbi Electromyographic and magnetic resonance imaging to predict lumbar stenosis, low-back pain, and no back symptoms
    Andrew J Haig
    University of Michigan Spine Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, 325 East Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:358-66. 2007
    ..Some persons without symptoms have a small lumbar spinal canal. Electrodiagnosis has been used to diagnose spinal stenosis for over sixty years, but we are aware of no masked, controlled ..

Research Grants47

  1. AEROACOUSTICS OF VOICE
    Fariborz Alipour; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. The Electrophysiology of Motor Neuron Diseases
    Mark Bromberg; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Currently, most MUNE techniques rely on proprietary software. We will develop software for use on PC-based computer systems, making them available to all laboratories. ..
  3. RAPID MR VS XRAY: RANDOMIZED OUTCOME TRIAL FOR BACK PAIN
    JEFFREY JARVIK; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We have a window of opportunity before the rapid MRI becomes widely disseminated and a randomized trial is made impossible by the expectations of both patients and physicians. ..
  4. Epidermal Innervation as an Outcome Measure
    David Herrmann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Dr. Herrmann will also examine a method to simplify the analysis of skin biopsy specimens, for easier application in large clinical trials. ..
  5. PARASPINAL MUSCLE DENERVATION AND SYMPTOMS IN LUMBAR SS
    Andrew Haig; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Subjects will repeat the test battery (MRI, EMG, and clinical evaluation) approximately 18 months later. Appropriate statistics will test each of the four hypotheses. ..
  6. PHYSIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF THE OLFACTORY PROJECTIONS
    John Scott; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These results will be of importance for understanding the sense of smell. ..
  7. In-Vivo Confocal Imaging of Meissner's Corpuscles as a Measure of HIV Neuropathy
    David Herrmann; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In-vivo RCM of MCs may prove to have wide application for early identification of sensory peripheral neuropathies, and to assess effectiveness of therapy. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. DIABETIC NEUROPATHY STUDY
    PETER DYCK; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY, SENSORIMOTOR FUNCTIONS & BALANCE
    James Richardson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Stratification of the subjects in the first group by the presence of carpal tunnel syndrome and testing the subjects in the second group at 3 and 12 weeks may give insight into the mechanisms responsible for improvement noted. ..
  10. Back pain Outcomes using Longitudinal Data (BOLD)
    Jeffrey G Jarvik; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  11. Paraspinal Denervation in Low Back Pain
    Andrew J Haig; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results will help doctors avoid unnecessary surgery and help scientists to understand more about how spinal stenosis disables so many older people. ..
  12. MOLECULAR BASIS OF HEREDITARY NEURALGIC AMYOTROPHY
    PHILLIP CHANCE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Moreover, characterization of the HNA gene may have broader pathophysiological and therapeutic implications for more common idiopathic forms of brachial neuropathy. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Coenzyme Q10 in Huntington's Disease
    Merit Cudkowicz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Designing musculoskeletal disorder interventions for imaging technologists
    Carolyn M Sommerich; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  15. CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER FOR NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASE
    Salvatore DiMauro; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  16. HYPOGLYCEMIA AND AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM FUNCTION
    Roy Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Thus, the broad long term objectives of the proposal are to fully understand the mechanisms and consequences of hypoglycemia associated autonomic failure with the ultimate goal of finding an efficacious treatment. ..
  17. Portable low-cost glove for functional hand measures
    LISA SIMONE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. Macaque Model of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Effects of Force and Posture Exposures
    Carolyn M Sommerich; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Now we need to differentiate amongst exposures, in terms of extent of nerve impairment, so that, in the long term, the risk for development or recurrence of work- related CTS can be reduced. ..
  19. Multichannel System for Measuring Skin Impedance at Acupuncture Points
    AGATHA COLBERT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to Improve Speech
    Margaret A Naeser; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The number of people with aphasia in the U.S. today is estimated to be 1 million;80,000 new cases each year. This research has direct clinical relevance for aphasia patients. ..
  21. Gene Expression in Acute and Chronic Neurologic Disease
    Donald Gilden; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This concerted effort is focused on prospective studies to delineate the cause, pathogenesis and eventual prevention of viral and demyelinating diseases of the human nervous system. ..
  22. DOUBLE BLIND STUDY OF MINOCYCLINE IN HD
    Merit Cudkowicz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Abstract Not Provided. ..
  23. Asbestos Disease Among Household Contacts of Vermiculite Workers
    Alfred Franzblau; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition, tests for trend will be conducted to[unreadable] determine significant increasing pleural changes in household contacts by increasing indices of exposure. ..
  24. Axonal Mechanical Sensitivity in Neuritis
    Geoffrey Bove; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These experiments promise to increase our knowledge of the mechanisms of chronic pain related to neuritis and nerve injury. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Identification and characterization of the ALS4 gene
    PHILLIP CHANCE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Specific Aim (5) is to develop an animal model of ALS4 by introducing an identified disease-causing mutation into the germline of the mouse by employing either transgenesis or gene targeting. ..
  26. CLINICAL TRIAL OF TOPIRAMATE IN ALS
    Merit Cudkowicz; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Secondary outcome measures include grip strength, forced vital capacity, the ALS functional rating scale, and the safety and tolerability of topiramate in this population. ..
  27. Clinical Trial of Ceftriaxone in ALS
    Merit Cudkowicz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Secondary outcome measures will include ALSFRS-R, vital capacity, strength, and the long-term safety and tolerability of ceftriaxone in this population. ..
  28. Localized Bioimpedance in Neuromuscular Disease
    SEWARD RUTKOVE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..As part of this aim, a prototype device for easy use will be developed and tested in the clinical setting. ..
  29. Ambulatory Foot Temperature in Diabetic Neuropathy
    SEWARD RUTKOVE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Ultimately, the results obtained in this work may justify the use of ambulatory foot temperature monitoring in DN clinical trials, both as a screening tool for early disease and as an outcome measure. ..
  30. Metabolomic Signatures in ALS
    Merit Cudkowicz; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. Electrodeposited Noble Metal Oxide Nerve Electrodes
    Stuart Cogan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. RESEARCH TOWARD OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY IN VOCALIZATION
    Ingo Titze; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A multi-disciplinary research team has been assembled to address this public health concern at physical, biochemical, molecular, and behavioral levels of investigation. ..
  33. BIOREACTORS FOR TISSUES EXPOSED TO HIGH FREQUENCY VIBRATION
    Ingo R Titze; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..01 - 2000 hz. ..
  34. MOLECULAR ANALYSIS OF MYOTONIC DYSTROPHY
    SATYAKAM BHAGWATI; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This approach is designed to explore the function of these CTG/CUG repeat binding proteins and their possible role in the pathogenesis of DM. ..
  35. CNS VIRAL INJURY AND VULNERABILITY TO OPIATE DRUG ABUSE
    Marylou Solbrig; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..At the conclusion of the grant period, the requisite skills in behavioral pharmacology, neuropharmacology and molecular biology for continued work in the study and treatment of drug addiction will have been acquired by the candidate. ..
  36. MODEL FOR ELECTRODE TESTING AND REDUCED ANIMAL USE
    Stuart Cogan; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The validity of the inanimate and living models will be evaluated by comparison of electrode function in the in vitro models with that observed under identical test protocols in the chronic cat cortex. ..
  37. INTERVENTION EFFECTIVENESS IN NURSING HOMES
    Barbara Silverstein; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  38. NEUROMUSCULAR CONTROL OF THE LARYNX DURING PHONATION
    Ingo Titze; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  39. Viral neuropathology neuropeptides and epilepsy
    Marylou Solbrig; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  40. Functionalized Coatings for Enhanced Neural Interfaces
    Stuart Cogan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  41. Conductive Polymer Recording and Stimulation Electrodes
    Stuart Cogan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  42. Analysis & Control of Non-Synaptic Epileptiform Activity
    Dominique Durand; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results of our studies should provide valuable insight into mechanisms underlying epileptogenesis as well as new tools for the control and suppression of epileptic seizures. ..
  43. ACTIVATION OF TONGUE MUSCLES IN OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA
    Dominique Durand; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It is anticipated that the experimental delineation and validation of these methods will lead to a design of a neuroprosthetic device for the treatment of OSA. ..
  44. Oupational surveillance modules for prevention
    David Bonauto; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. PACING, SENSING AND DEFIBRILLATION ELECTRODE COATINGS
    Stuart Cogan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The in vivo studies will be done with collaborators at the University of Alabama. [unreadable] [unreadable]..