Chapter

Volume Conduction

Terrence D. Lagerlund, Devon I. Rubin and Jasper R. Daube

in Clinical Neurophysiology

Third edition

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print April 2009 | ISBN: 9780195385113
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322770 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195385113.003.0003

Series: Contemporary Neurology Series

Volume Conduction

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This chapter reviews the principles of volume conduction as applied to the potentials recorded in clinical neurophysiologic studies. Knowledge of these principles is necessary for proper interpretation of EEG, EMG, NCS, SEP, VEP, and BAEP recordings in order to extract information concerning the function and location of the neural structures that generate the recorded activity or waveforms.

Chapter.  8986 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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