Facing the challenges of electrodiagnostic studies in the very elderly (>80 years) population.

Affiliation

Department of Neuroscience, Clinical Neurophysiology, Uppsala University and Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Studies on electrodiagnostic (EDX) methods usually exclude the very elderly. This also holds true for studies of normal EDX values. We analyzed the outcome and diagnostic value of EDX and collected reference data in a large cohort of patients ≥80 years of age.

Keywords

Aging,E-norms,EDX,EMG,Nerve conduction study,Very old,