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I AM HAVING A SINGLE FIBER EMG AND WANT TO KNOW WHAT AND

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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 7 months ago.
Hello,I'm Dr Chaithanya attending youHi, Single fibre EMG is done to to know the individual muscle fibre action potentials [nerve signals][I'm typing your answer]
Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 7 months ago.
It is one of the best techniques to determine Neuro muscular defects that is seen in Myaesthenia gravisAction potentials are measured from 20 different sites in the muscle, 3 electrodes are placed per muscle.Now, the average of action potentials is calculated, which is called Fibre density.Normal Fibre density is different for different muscles in the body and based on the results the neuromuscular conduction defect is determined.Hope this helpsRequest to leave a posiitve ratingAny bonus I appreciate.
Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 7 months ago.
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