Can Ultrasound of the Tibial Nerve Detect Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy?

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OBJECTIVE Peripheral nerve imaging by portable ultrasound (US) may serve as a noninvasive and lower-cost alternative to nerve conduction studies (NCS) for diagnosis and staging of diabetic sensorimotor polyneuropathy (DSP). We aimed to examine the association between the size of the posterior tibial nerve (PTN) and the presence and severity of DSP… (More)
DOI: 10.2337/dc12-0739

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@inproceedings{Riazi2012CanUO, title={Can Ultrasound of the Tibial Nerve Detect Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy?}, author={Sheila Riazi and Vera Bril and Bruce A Perkins and Sherif Abbas and Vincent W. S. Chan and Mylan Ngo and Leif Erik Lovblom and Hossam El-Beheiry and Richard T Brull}, booktitle={Diabetes care}, year={2012} }