Tag: peripheral neuropathy

Image: CC/Schultz 1. Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) was shown to be both sensitive and specific for the diagnosis of peripheral neuropathy among asymptomatic patients with electromyographic (EMG) evidence of nerve injury. 2. Utilization of DTI was shown to be superior to the current imaging standard for peripheral neuropathy, magnetic resonance (MR)...
Image: PD 1. Painful peripheral neuropathy is a common side effect of modern chemotherapy regimens. 2. The serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor duloxetine significantly reduces neuropathic pain and improves quality of life in patients receiving chemotherapy.  Study Rundown: Peripheral neuropathy is a common side effect of chemotherapy that has proven extremely difficult...