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The H-reflex of the flexor carpi radialis muscle; a study in controls and radiation-induced brachial plexus lesions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6094729     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
H-reflexes of the flexor carpi radialis muscle were studied in 52 controls and 25 cancer patients with radiation-induced brachial plexopathy. It was found that H-reflex conduction velocity (H-RCV) decreased with increasing age. This was not true for H-reflex latency (H-RL) and inter-latency times. There were no H-RCV and latency differences between age-matched male and female subjects. In the affected arm the reflex was absent in nine patients and delayed in 16 patients in whom H-RCV was decreased in 13 patients. Three patients showed large H-RL differences which were also notable features in median nerve disease in the region of the brachial plexus.
Authors:
B W Ongerboer de Visser; R J Schimsheimer; A A Hart
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0022-3050     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatr.     Publication Date:  1984 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-12-26     Completed Date:  1984-12-26     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985191R     Medline TA:  J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1098-101     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Arm / innervation
Brachial Plexus / physiopathology,  radiation effects*
Breast Neoplasms / radiotherapy
Female
H-Reflex / radiation effects*
Hodgkin Disease / radiotherapy
Humans
Lung Neoplasms / radiotherapy
Male
Median Nerve / physiopathology,  radiation effects
Middle Aged
Muscles / innervation*
Radiation Injuries / physiopathology*
Reaction Time / radiation effects
Reflex, Monosynaptic / radiation effects*
Synaptic Transmission / radiation effects
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