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Movement Disorders

John N. Caviness

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/9780195385113.003.0033

Series: Contemporary Neurology Series

Movement Disorders

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Surface EMG, EEG, and elicited response results provide a simple and noninvasive means of studying movement disorders. These techniques are particularly helpful in classifying involuntary movements such as tremor and myoclonus. In addition, EMG can assist with designing and performing botulinum toxin injections.

Chapter.  10239 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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