Electromyography in Clinical Practice: A Case Study Approach / Edition 2

Electromyography in Clinical Practice: A Case Study Approach / Edition 2

by Bashar Katirji
     
 

The only case-based guide to electromyography-back in a fully revised and updated New Edition! This practical resource examines how to approach, diagnose, and manage the most commonly encoun-tered disorders in the EMG laboratory. Based on actual cases, it correlates patient history, physical exam, EMG findings, relevant anatomy, treatment, and follow-up to help

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The only case-based guide to electromyography-back in a fully revised and updated New Edition! This practical resource examines how to approach, diagnose, and manage the most commonly encoun-tered disorders in the EMG laboratory. Based on actual cases, it correlates patient history, physical exam, EMG findings, relevant anatomy, treatment, and follow-up to help readers sharpen their clinical problem-solving skills. New cases have been added, and every case includes the latest advances in knowledge and technique.

• Features study questions, answers, and clinical discussions of how experts manage cases to help readers work through the problems presented.
• Summarizes the results of nerve conduction studies and EMG data with standardized tables.
• Includes more than 200 relevant imaging studies and anatomic figures.
• Makes information easy to find with a uniform chapter organization.
• Offers a consistent approach to electromyography based on Dr. Katirji's broad knowledge and clinical experience.

• 7 new case studies, including Hereditary Neuropathy with Liability to Pressure Palsy, Ischemic Monomelic Neuropathy, and Myotonic Dystrophy.
• Three new chapters on Nerve Conduction Studies, Needle EMG Examination, and Specialized Procedures.
• Many new and revised figures that clarify complex information.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323028998
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/16/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

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

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