Electrodiagnostic assessment of the brachial plexus

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Abstract

The brachial plexus is one of the largest and most complex structures of the peripheral nervous system and, as such, cannot be studied by a single nerve conduction study (NCS) or muscle sampled by needle electrode examination (NEE). Typically, the screening sensory NCS is used and expanded to identify the region of involvement, the motor NCS is applied to determine the severity of the process, and the NEE is used to further characterize the lesion. Our approach to the electrodiagnostic assessment of the brachial plexus is the focus of this article; 3 electrodiagnostic cases with discussion follow this article.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)551-580
Number of pages30
JournalNeurologic Clinics
Volume30
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2012

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Brachial Plexus
Neural Conduction
Needles
Electrodes
Peripheral Nervous System
Muscles

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  • Clinical Neurology

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Electrodiagnostic assessment of the brachial plexus. / Ferrante, Mark.

In: Neurologic Clinics, Vol. 30, No. 2, 01.05.2012, p. 551-580.

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