Electromyography in Clinical Practice, A Case Study Approach, 2nd Edition

Electromyography in Clinical Practice

2nd Edition A Case Study Approach

By Bashar Katirji, MD, FACP, Director, Neuromuscular Center & EMG laboratory; Professor of Neurology, The Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH


Introduction to Clinical Electromyography

Nerve Conduction Studies

Needle EMG Examination

Specialized Procedures


Overview of Electromyography Laboratory Procedures and Reporting


Case Studies

Focal Disorders

Case 1: Nerve Injury

Case 2: Ischemic Monomelic Neuropathy

Case 3: Tourniquet Paralysis

Focal Disorders of the Lower Extremity

Case 4: Lumbosacral Radiculopathy

Case 5: Sciatic Neuropathy

Case 6: Femoral Neuropathy

Case 7: Lumbosacral Plexopathy

Case 8: Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Case 9: Diabetic Amyotrophy

Case 10: Peroneal Neuropathy

Focal Disorders of the Upper Extremity

Case 11: Ulnar Neuropathy at the Wrist

Case 12: Axillary Neuropathy

Case 13: Cervical Radiculopathy

Case 14: Radial Neuropathy

Case 15: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Case 16: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Case 17: Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow

Case 18: Neuralgia Amyotrophy (Acute Brachial Plexitis)

Generalized Disorders

Case 19: Myasthenia Gravis

Case 20: Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

Case 21: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Case 22: Diabetic Peripheral Polyneuropathy

Case 23: Polymyositis

Case 24: Mononeuropathy Multiplex

Case 25: Lambert-Eaton Syndrome

Case 26: Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

Case 27: Myotonic Dystrophy

Case 28: Dorsal Ganglionopathy (Sensory Neuronopathy)

Case 29: Guillian-Barre Syndrome

Case 30: Botulism

Case 31: Hereditary Neuropathy with Liability to Pressure Palsy

Case 32: Multifocal Motor Neuropathy