Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Hospital del Mar, Clinical Neurophysiology residency

Residency period finished today 12th of May 2015.
Dr Ovidiu C. Banea is now Clinical Neurophysiology specialist.
Here with Alba, Nuria and Belia.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Peripheral Nervous System

Brief description of the human spinal cord myotomes and dermatomes, a very simple and basic level. Source: accessphysiotherapy, Dr. Annie Burke-Doe (here).

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome criteria

Rempel et al 1998 (here)

A simple classification was provided to Barcelona Clinical Neurophysiology Journal Club by Marisa Brum. Source: UCL

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Pedro Schestatsky about ANTINOCICEPTION

Barcelona, Hospital Clinic, 25th of March 2015
Dr Schestatsky talked about descending antipain mechanisms (here), an oral conference during the neuropathic pain courses, chapter of "Master en Electrodiagnostico Neurologico".

Monday, March 16, 2015

Intrathecal vs Epidural

Intrathecal use of baclofen pump affects duration of Cortical Silent Period in patients with sever spasticity. Baclofen does not affect the cutaneous SP, but prolongs the cortical SP Stetkarova I and M Kofler, 2013 (here).
To better understanding of intrathecal versus epidural administration we use the image below.

From Mayfield Clinic "Intrathecal drug pump"

Monday, January 5, 2015

Conduction Block (Adquired Demyelinating) and NMJ Disorders Assessment

Conduction Block OR Adquired Demyelinating Neuropathy:
-3 of 4 criteria are needed to have a diagnosis of ADN 

Neuromuscular Joint EMG Assessment: