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What is it used for?
For helping to confirm diagnoses.
How is it carried out?
Through electrical stimulations with surface electrodes and electrodes inserted into muscles with very fine needles.
Secondary pain during the procedure and a little bleeding (haematoma).
There are no other techniques that can replace EMGs in diagnosing poliomyelitis and post-polio syndrome.
Related professionals at Vall d’Hebron:
Dr Seoane. Dr Raguè. Dr Gratacos