Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders, Clinical-Electrophysiologic Correlations, 2nd Edition

Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders

2nd Edition Clinical-Electrophysiologic Correlations

By David C. Preston, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio; Attending Neurologist, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland; and Barbara E. Shapiro, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio; Attending Neurologist, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland


I. Overview of Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography

1. Approach to Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography

2. Anatomy and Neurophysiology

II. Fundamentals of Nerve Conduction Studies

3. Basic Nerve Conduction Studies

4. Late Responses

5. Blink Reflex

6. Repetitive Nerve Stimulation

III. Sources of Error: Anomalies, Artifacts, Technical Factors and Statistics

7. Anomalous Innervations

8. Artifacts and Technical Factors

9. Basic Statistics for Electrodiagnostic Studies

IV. Detailed Nerve Conduction Studies

10. Routine Upper Extremity, Facial and Phrenic Nerve Conduction Techniques

11. Routine Lower Extremity Nerve Conduction Studies

V. Fundamentals of Electromyography

12. Basic Overview of Electromyography

13. Anatomy for Needle Electromyography

14. Basic Electromyography: Analysis of Spontaneous Activity

15. Basic Electromyography: Analysis of Motor Unit Action Potentials

VI. Clinical-Electrophysiologic Correlations

16. Clinical-Electrophysiologic Correlations: Overview and Common Patterns

Part 1. Common Mononeuropathies

17. Median Neuropathy at the Wrist

18. Proximal Median Neuropathy

19. Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow

20. Ulnar Neuropathy at the Wrist

21. Radial Neuropathy

22. Peroneal Neuropathy

23. Femoral Neuropathy

24. Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

25. Facial and Trigeminal Neuropathy

Part 2. Polyneuropathy

26. Polyneuropathy

Part 3. Motor Neuron Disease

27. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and its Variants

28. Atypical Motor Neuron Diseases

Part 4. Radiculopathy, Plexopathies and Proximal Neuropathies

29. Radiculopathy

30. Brachial Plexopathy

31. Proximal Neuropathies of the Shoulder and Arm

32. Lumbosacral Plexopathy

33. Sciatic Neuropathy

Part 5. Disorders of Neuromuscular Junction and Muscle

34. Neuromuscular Junction Disorders

35. Myopathy

36. Myotonic Muscle Disorders and Periodic Paralysis Syndromes

VII. Electromyography In Special Clinical Settings

37. Approach to Electrodiagnostic Studies in the Intensive Care Unit

38. Approach to Pediatric Electromyography

VIII. Electronics and Instrumentation

39. Basis of Electricity and Electronics for Electrodiagnostic Studies

40. Electrical Safety and Iatrogenic Complications of Electrodiagnostic Studies