Cook, Thomas M., John C. Rosecrance, Sherry J. Brokman, Amber S. Rulon, and Celina A. Wise
"Measurement of distal motor latencies of the median nerve are often part of electrodiagnostic studies used to verify a diagnosis of peripheral neuropathy. Since electrodiagnostic studies are time consuming, expensive, and impractical for large-scale screening of at-risk individuals, a portable digital electroneurometer was developed for measuring motor latencies as a screening tool for early detection of nerve compression syndromes, including carpal tunnel syndrome...... This study demonstrates that the electroneurometer is highly reliable both within and between evaluators when measuring the distal motor latency of the median nerve in a group of subjects with and without symptoms of CTS. The digital electroneurometer would appear to broaden the range of application of nerve conduction measurements to a variety of settings. Expanded use of this device will provide the data needed to more thoroughly evaluate its usefulness as a screening tool for early detection of peripheral compression neuropathies, including carpal tunnel syndrome."
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