• Electrodiagnostic Medicine

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What are Electrodiagnostic aids?

Electrodiagnostic aids provide valuable information about the nervous system and usually considered as extensions of medical history and physical examination.



Nerve conduction studies. (NCS)

– Latency
– Amplitude
– Velocity (NCV)
– F waves
– H reflexes

Electromyography (EMG)

Evoked potentials

– Visual evoked potentials (VEP)
– Brainstem auditory evoked potentials (BAEP)
– Short latency evoked potentials (SSEP)


Asked For clients complains of

  • Paresthesia (numbness, tingling,… in hands or feet)
  • Neck or back pain (specially when radiated to limbs)
  • Weakness
  • Gait disturbances, intermittent claudication
  • Blurred vision
  • Seizure

clinical utility: Helpful in different group of diseases

  • Radiculopathy
  • Polyneuropathy: Such as patients with diabetes, renal failures, thyroid problems, addicted suspected for lead poisoning, history of chemotherapy, infectious disease (HIV, HTLV1), AIDP (Guillain-Barre syndrome), rheumatologic disorders (Rheumatoid arthritis, Lupus…)
  • Entrapment neuropathy: Most common type is carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)
  • Myopathy
  • Motor neuron disease: Most important Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS): VEP is indicated

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