The use of real-time ultrasound in microneurography

Timothy B. Curry, Nisha Charkoudian

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Abstract

The use of microneurography to measure muscle sympathetic nerve activity has provided important insights in human physiology. However, placing microelectrodes into nerves can be challenging, particularly in certain patient populations. In this paper, we describe the use of real-time ultrasound guidance to assist with microneurography, including advantages, disadvantages, and proper training.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)89-93
Number of pages5
JournalAutonomic Neuroscience: Basic and Clinical
Volume162
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 5 2011

Keywords

  • MSNA
  • Microneurography
  • Muscle sympathetic nerve activity
  • Ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrine and Autonomic Systems
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

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