Electrophysiological cross section of the motor unit

E Stålberg, L Antoni
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry 1980, 43 (6): 469-74
A new technique to investigate the motor unit organisation in man is described. By moving an EMG electrode through the motor unit a continuous scan or "electrophysiological cross section" is obtained. Computer processing methods are used for analysis and display. Examples are shown from healthy subjects and from patients with neuromuscular diseases.

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