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Does transient blocking of axonal conduction occur in uraemic neuropathy?
  1. D W Meyer,
  2. J P Halonen,
  3. A H Lang,
  4. V Kuusela,
  5. J Forsström

    Abstract

    In uraemic and other patients with neuropathies, motor unit spike intervals were analysed using a special computer program to detect prolonged intervals of twice the normal duration, so-called "double intervals." These may have different causes--trigger failure, double discharge, or a transient fall in the firing rate of coactive motor units. There was not sufficient evidence that transient conduction blockings will occur in the main axon in uraemic neuropathies.

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