Owolabi LF

Department of Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria

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  • Original Article   
    Median Nerve Conduction in Healthy Nigerians: Normative Data
    Author(s): Owolabi LF*, Adebisi SS, Danborno BS and Buraimoh AA

    Background: Because of lack of local normative data, electrodiagnostic laboratories in Nigeria apply standard values generated in the USA and Europe to diagnose different median nerve abnormalities. Aim: To develop normative values for motor and sensory median nerve conduction studies (NCSs) in Nigerian population. Subjects and Methods: In a cross‑sectional study design, a total of 200 healthy volunteers were selected after clinical evaluation to exclude systemic or neuromuscular disorders. NCS of the median nerves was conducted on all the healthy volunteers according to a standardized protocol. The data included in the final analysis were amplitude, latency, and nerve conduction velocity. Ethical approval was obtained for the study. .. Read More»

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