Diagnostic Ultrasound of the Vagus Nerve in Patients with Diabetes.


BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Autonomic neuropathy is a serious and common complication of diabetes mellitus. The vagus nerve is the longest autonomic nerve, and may be affected in diabetes as a part of generalized neuropathy. Our objective was to assess for possible sonographic changes of the vagus nerve in diabetic patients. METHODS The vagus nerve was… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jon.12452

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@article{Tawfik2017DiagnosticUO, title={Diagnostic Ultrasound of the Vagus Nerve in Patients with Diabetes.}, author={Eman A. Tawfik and Francis O. Walker and Michael S. Cartwright and Rana A El-Hilaly}, journal={Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging}, year={2017}, volume={27 6}, pages={589-593} }