Principles of electro-diagnosis.- How to write EMG report.- Basic and advanced nerve conduction studies (including late responses and repetitive nerve stimulation).- Basics on Electromyography (spontaneous activity patterns and Motor unit action potential analysis).- Mononeuropathies of upper and lower extremities including facial nerve.- Polyneuropathies.- Plexopathies.- Radiculopathies.- Disorders of the motor neurons.- Disorders of the neuromuscular junction.- Single fiber EMG.- Myopathies.- Autonomic studies.- Somatosensory evoked potentials.- Intraoperative monitoring.
This easily readable book describes a practical approach to electrodiagnostic medicine. Replete with well-curated figures, the relevant principles and procedures are clearly described and portrayed, including the anatomical details needed for successful nerve conduction studies and needle electrode examination. Numerous summary tables also convey key information in a concise and easily accessible manner. The reader is also able to reinforce understanding of the various topics through high-yield sample cases which are presented and discussed at the end of chapters.
Electrodiagnostic Medicine, A Practical Approach is ideal reading for budding, junior as well as more experienced electrodiagnosticians, particularly those in the field neurology and physiatry.
Nestor Galvez-Jimenez MD, MSc, MHA qualified in medicine at the Royal and Pontifical University of San Carlos in Guatemala. He received his internal medicine training program at the affiliated hospitals of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in New York City. After certification in Internal Medicine, he received his neurology and electrodiagnostic training at the Cleveland Clinic's institutions in Cleveland and Florida and a Movement Disorders Fellowship at the University of Toronto, Canada. He is the inaugural holder of the Pauline Braathen Chair in Neurology and the Inaugural Center Director of the Neurosciences Center. Currently, he is the chairman of Neurology and is board certified in Neurology and Neuromuscular Medicine via the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and in Electrodiagnostic Medicine by the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
John Anthony Morren, MD/MBBS (Hons) obtained his medical degree in his native Trinidad and Tobago at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine. He completed his neurology residency at Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston, then fellowship training in Neuromuscular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), as well as the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, he is currently a Staff neurologist at the Neuromuscular Center of the Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He is also Program Director of the Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic, and has an academic appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Neurology) at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Morren is a member of the Medical/Scientific Advisory Board of the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, a committee member of the ABPN, and chairman of the Professional Practice Committee of the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
Alexandra Soriano Caminero, MD completed her medical training at the Instituto Technologico de Santo Domingo in Dominican Republic. She did her internal medicine training at North Shore LIJ medical Center in New York, followed by the neurology residency program at Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston. She did an Electrophysiologic fellowship at Cleveland Clinic in Weston, and then a Neuromuscular Fellowship at Hershey Medical Center in Hershey Pennsylvania. She is currently board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) and the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. She is currently a Staff neurologist at the Cleveland Clinic in Weston.