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Normative cross-sectional area of the C5-C8 nerve roots using ultrasonography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20800169     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This study will define a normal range of values for the cross-sectional area (CSA) of the C5-C8 ventral rami in normal subjects and will assess the interexaminer reliability of the CSA measurements. We also describe the normal sonoanatomy of the C5-C8 ventral rami. Thirty-three normal subjects (20 female) were scanned bilaterally. The mean CSA and reference ranges for the C5, C6, C7 and C8 ventral rami were 7.1 +/- 4.1 mm(2), 10.6 +/- 4.3 mm(2), 12.1 +/- 4.1 mm(2) and 10.7 +/- 4.8 mm(2), respectively. The intraclass correlation coefficient (ICC) demonstrated good reliability with a coefficient of 0.76 overall, with individual level coefficients at C5, C6, C7 and C8 of 0.69, 0.71, 0.76 and 0.72, respectively. This is the first study to obtain normative CSA measurements of the C5-C8 ventral rami.
Authors:
Daniel W Haun; John C S Cho; Norman W Kettner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ultrasound in medicine & biology     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1879-291X     ISO Abbreviation:  Ultrasound Med Biol     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-30     Completed Date:  2010-12-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0410553     Medline TA:  Ultrasound Med Biol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1422-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Logan College of Chiropractic, Chesterfield, MO, USA. daniel.haun@logan.edu
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Brachial Plexus / anatomy & histology*,  ultrasonography*
Female
Humans
Male
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