Electrodiagnosis in Diseases of Nerve and Muscle: Principles and Practice

Hardcover | September 4, 2013

byJun Kimura

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Here is the Fourth Edition of the classic text Electrodiagnosis in Diseases of Nerve and Muscle: Principles and Practice. With each subsequent edition, Dr. Kimura has built upon his extensive experience teaching electromyography (EMG) around the world and has transferred his knowledge to thebook. It is intended for clinicians who perform electrodiagnostic procedures as an extension of their clinical examination, and will be of value to neurologists and physiatrists who are interested in neuromuscular disorders and noninvasive electrodiagnostic methods, particularly those practicingelectromyography (EMG). The book provides a comprehensive review of most peripheral nerve and muscle diseases, including specific techniques and locations for performing each test.While the book has been thoroughly updated to reflect the growth that has been made in the field since 2001, a DVD has also been added to the book, allowing the readers to watch and listen to various types of normal and abnormal EMG activities.

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Here is the Fourth Edition of the classic text Electrodiagnosis in Diseases of Nerve and Muscle: Principles and Practice. With each subsequent edition, Dr. Kimura has built upon his extensive experience teaching electromyography (EMG) around the world and has transferred his knowledge to thebook. It is intended for clinicians who perfo...

Dr. Kimura received a Bachelor of Technology degree in 1957 and MD in 1961 from Kyoto University in Japan. He moved to the United States as a Fulbright scholar in 1962 for residency training in neurology and fellowship in electrophysiology at the University of Iowa. He taught at the University of Manitoba in Canada, University of Iow...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:1152 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:September 4, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199738688

ISBN - 13:9780199738687

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Part I: Basics of Electrodiagnosis1. Anatomic Basis for Localization2. Electrical Properties of Nerve and Muscle3. Electronic SystemsPart II: Nerve Conduction Studies4. Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology of the Peripheral Nerve and Types of Nerve Pathology5. Principles of Nerve Conduction Studies6. Assessment of Individual NervesPart III: Late Response, Reflex and Other Method7. The F wave and the A wave8. Studies of the Facial Nerve and the Blink Reflex9. H, T and Masseter Reflexes, and Silent Period10. Other Techniques to Assess Nerve Function11. Facts, Fallacies and Fancies of Nerve Conduction TechniquesPart IV: Electromyography12. Anatomy and Physiology of the Skeletal Muscle13. Electromyography and Other Measures of Muscle Function14. Types of Electromyographic Abnormalities15. Examination of Non Limb Muscles16. Single-Fiber and Macro ElectromyographyPart V: Neuromuscular Transmission and Muscle Excitability17. Anatomy and Physiology of the Neuromuscular Junction18. Repetitive Nerve Stimulation and Exercise TestsPart VI: Somatosensory and Motor Evoked Potential and Monitoring Procedures19. Somatosensory Evoked Potential20. Motor Evoked Potentials21. Intraoperative MonitoringPart VII: Disorders of the Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nervous System22. Diseases of the Spinal Cord23. Radiculopathies and Plexopathies24. Polyneuropathies and Mononeuropathies Multiplex25. Mononeuropathies and Entrapment SyndromesPart VIII: Disorders of Neuromuscular Junction, Muscle Diseases, and Abnormal Muscle Activity Part VIII: Disorders of Neuromuscular Junction, Muscle Diseases, and Abnormal Muscle Activity26. Myasthenia Gravis, Myasthenic Syndrome and Related Disorders27. Myopathies28. Disorders Characterized by Abnormal Muscle ActivitiesPart IX: Interpretation of Study Results29. Studies for the Pediatric and Geriatric Population30. Data Analyses and ReportingPart X: AppendicesAppendix 1: Myotome, Normal Values for Nerve Conduction Studies and Case Descriptions for EMG FilesAppendix 2: Fundamentals of ElectronicsAppendix 3: Historical ReviewAppendix 4: AANEM Glossary of Terms in Clinical Electromyography