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Dynamic F waves in neurogenic claudication.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1870636     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Serial F waves were elicited before and after ambulation in 2 patients with neurogenic claudication. In both patients dynamic changes in F wave parameters consisting of either unelicitability or increased latencies occurred postexercise. The time course of these changes and their subsequent rapid reversibility over 15 minutes suggest ischemic-induced conduction block and slowing in proximal motor axons. These physiological changes may account for some of the dynamic neurological symptoms of this disorder. Moreover, F wave exercise testing may provide corroborative information for the diagnosis of neurogenic claudication.
Authors:
S F London; J D England
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Muscle & nerve     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0148-639X     ISO Abbreviation:  Muscle Nerve     Publication Date:  1991 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-09-16     Completed Date:  1991-09-16     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803146     Medline TA:  Muscle Nerve     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  457-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Blood Circulation*
Electromyography
Exercise
Humans
Intermittent Claudication / etiology,  physiopathology*
Neural Conduction
Pain / etiology,  physiopathology
Reaction Time
Spinal Stenosis / complications,  physiopathology
Veins / physiopathology
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
1K08NS01272-01/NS/NINDS NIH HHS

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