Electrodiagnostic criteria for diagnosis of ALS

@article{Carvalho2008ElectrodiagnosticCF,
  title={Electrodiagnostic criteria for diagnosis of ALS},
  author={Mamede de Carvalho and Reinhard Dengler and A. Eisen and John D. England and Ryuji Kaji and Jun Kimura and Kerry R Mills and Hiroshi Mitsumoto and Hiroyuki Nodera and Jeremy M. Shefner and Michael Swash},
  journal={Clinical Neurophysiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={119},
  pages={497-503}
}
A consensus meeting was held to determine the best use and interpretation of electrophysiological data in the diagnosis of ALS. The utility of needle EMG and nerve conduction studies was affirmed. It is recommended that electrophysiological evidence for chronic neurogenic change should be taken as equivalent to clinical information in the recognition of involvement of individual muscles in a limb. In addition, in the context of a suspected clinical diagnosis of ALS, fasciculation potentials… 
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