Sensory conduction of the sural nerve in polyneuropathy.

@article{Burke1974SensoryCO,
  title={Sensory conduction of the sural nerve in polyneuropathy.},
  author={D. P. Burke and N F Skuse and A. Keith Lethlean},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1974},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={647-52}
}
Using surface electrodes, sensory nerve action potentials (SAP) have been recorded in the proximal segment (mid-calf to lateral malleolus) and the distal segment (lateral malleolus to toe 5) of the sural nerve and in the median nerve in 79 control subjects. The values obtained for the distal segment of the sural nerve varied widely and in seven apparently normal subjects no SAP could be distinguished. In the proximal segment conduction velocities were over 40 m/s and there was no significant… CONTINUE READING
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