Electrodiagnosis in Clinical Neurology

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  • Michael J. Aminoff, Distinguished Professor, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

The New Edition of this respected reference delivers complete, practical guidance on current electrodiagnostic techniques and their clinical applications for investigating problems of both the central and peripheral nervous systems. Completely revised and updated, this 5th Edition provides state-of-the-art knowledge on electroencephalography, electromyography, nerve conduction studies, evoked potentials, polysomnography, and electronystagmography.
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Neurology; Clinical Neurophysiologists


Book information

  • Published: April 2005
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-06647-4

Table of Contents

I. Introduction

1. The Emergence of Electrophysiology as an Aid to Neurology

2. Electrophysiologic Equipment and Electrical Safety

II. Electroencephalography

3. Electroencephalography: General Principles and Clinical Applications

4. Neonatal and Pediatric Electroencephalography

5. Long-Term Monitoring for Epilepsy

6. Ambulatory Electroencephalographic Monitoring

7. Invasive Clinical Neurophysiology in Epilepsy and Movement Disorders

8. Topographic Mapping, Frequency Analysis, and Other Digital Techniques in Electroencephalograpy

9. Intraoperative Electroencephalographic Monitoring

10. Magnetoencephalography

III. Electromyography, Nerve Conduction Studies, and Related Techniques

11. Clinical Electromyography

12. Quantitative Electromyography

13. Nerve Conduction Studies

14. Microneurography as a Clinical research Tool

15. Electrophysiologic Study of Disorders of Neuromuscular Transmission

16. H-Reflex and F-Response Studies

17. The Blink Reflex

18. Electrophysiologic Evaluation of Movement Disorders

19. Evaluation of the Autonomic Nervous System

IV. Evoked Potentials and Related Techniques

20. Electroretinography

21. Visual Evoked Potentials in Clinical Neurology

22. Visual Evoked Potentials in Infants and Children

23. Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potentials: Methodology, Interpretation and Clinical Application

24. Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potentials in Infants

25 Somatosensory Evoked Potentials

26. Somatosensory Evoked Potentials in Infants and Children

27. Motor Evoked Potentials

28. Event-Related Potentials

29. Intraoperative Monitoring by Evoked Potential Techniques

30. Electrophysiologic Evaluation of Sacral Function

V. Testing of Vestibular Function

31. Vestibular Laboratory Testing

VI. Electrophyisiologic Evaluation in Special Situations

32. Polysomnographic Evaluation of Sleep Disorders

33. Electrophysiologic Evaluation of Patients in the Intensive Care Unit

34. Electrophysiologic Evaluation of Brain Death: A Critical Appraisal

35. Use of Neurophysiologic Techniques in Clinical Trials

36. Electrophysiologic Techniques in the Evaluation of Patients with Suspected Neurotoxic Disorders