Needle EMG in certain uncommon clinical contexts.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

It is the position of the AANEM that, based on the literature, there are no contraindications to needle electromyography (EMG) in patients with lymphedema or prosthetic joints. In patients with lymphedema, clinical judgment in each individual circumstance should be used in deciding whether the risk of complication is greater than the value of the information to be obtained from the needle electrode examination.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine,

Published Date

  • March 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 31 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 398 - 399

PubMed ID

  • 15536614

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0148-639X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/mus.20238


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States