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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 1989;13(2):1.
Electrodiagnostic Study in Chronic Renal Failure
Jin Ho Kim, M.D., Tai Ryoon Han, M.D., Kyung Mu Lee, M.D. , Sun Gun Chung, M.D.
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Seoul National University, College of Medicine
만성 신부전 환자의 근전도 소견
김진호, 한태륜, 이경무, 정선근
서울대학교 의과대학 재활의학교실

With the review of clinical charts and EMG records of 57 cases diagnosed as Chronic renal failure in Seoul National University Hospital.

We concluded as follow:

1) The sex distribution was predominently in male affection (75.4%) and the mean age was 32 years, ranging 17 to 71 Years

2) The mean duration after diagnosis of chronic renal failure was 11 months, ranging from 1 month to 78 months

3) Among 57 patients, 34 patients were treated by hemodialysis and mean duration of dialysis was 10.1 months

4) Among the chief complaints, paresthesia and muscle cramp were the most common complaints

5) Comparing nerve conduction study and scalp recorded Somatosensory evoked potential study, the latter was more sensitive method to detect subclinical uremic neuropathy

Key Words: SSEP, NCS, CRF


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