An Evidence-Based Electrodignositc Guideline for the Diagnosis of Radiculopathy
손민균 ; 최영철 ; 권희규 ; 심동석 ; 서정환
대한 근전도전기진단의학회지, Vol.14(1) : 1~9, 2012
The purpose of this study was to provide optimum practical guideline for electrodiagnostic testing of patients with suspected cervical or lumbosacral radiculopathy. For the guideline presented here, PubMed, and KoreaMed searches were performed. When little or no data from well-designed prospective trials were available, an emphasis was placed on the results from large series and reports from expert consensus conference. This guideline contains evidences and recommendations on the each electrodiagnostic testing for the evaluation of radiculopathy: needle EMG, nerve conduction study, H-reflex, F-wave, evoked potential and root stimulation.