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Diagnostic tests include electromyography and nerve conduction studies.
Typical targets are nerves to the throat, where poor nerve conduction may cause difficulty swallowing.
Nerve conduction study.
A nerve conduction study, another part of an EMG, uses electrode stickers applied to the skin (surface electrodes) to measure the speed and strength of signals traveling between two or more points.
Since the discovery of the adenylate kinase (AK) energy transfer shuttle and metabolic signal ligand conduction system, a growing body of evidence indicates that the AK system represents a major cellular metabolic monitoring hub.
Myelin is essential to the conduction of nerve impulses in the brain and spinal cord and myelin loss is a key pathophysiological component of neurological injury and disease, including multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain and spinal c...
Mayo Clinic's advanced diagnostic capabilities include: Advanced radiologic techniques, including neuroimaging (MRI or CT myelography), electrophysiology and intraoperative monitoring 3D imaging and 3D modeling to help pinpoint a spinal disorder and ...
Nerve conduction studies also are performed as part of an EMG to assess if the electrical impulses are slowed in the region of the carpal tunnel.
The inherited neuropathy algorithm uses multiple criteria, including age of symptom onset, specific sensory features, ataxic or pyramidal features, and nerve conduction studies.
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