Table 2

Motor and sensory nerve conduction studies in CG+ and CG− patients (mean (SD))

ControlsCG+CG−
*p<0.05 CG+ group compared with CG− group (Student’s t test for unpaired groups).
Deep peroneal nerve
    MCV (m/sec)51.5 (3.4)42.1 (7.3)*48.0 (3.9)
    DL (msec)4.1 (0.5)5.1 (1.3)5.0 (1.1)
    Amp (mV)11.5 (3.7)4.8 (3.5)7.5 (4.2)
    F wave (msec)40.5 (2.6)44.3 (5.0)40.6 (5.0)
Median nerve
    MCV (m/sec)58.1 (3.3)55.5 (3.4)55.5 (3.3)
    DL (msec)3.4 (0.3)3.5 (0.3)3.8 (0.4)
    Amp (mV)17.0 (3.9)20.2 (5.2)16.8 (4.1)
Ulnar nerve
    MCV (m/sec)59.6 (4.2)57.9 (4.1)58.4 (4.5)
    DL (msec)2.5 (0.3)2.8 (0.3)2.6 (0.2)
    Amp (mV)16.8 (2.5)14.8 (3.1)15.1 (2.1)
    F wave (msec)22.3 (0.2)23.7 (1.9)23.2 (1.2)
Sural nerve
    SCV (m/sec)50.8 (3.7)42.9 (14.3)43.3 (14.3)
    SAP ampl (mcV)22.9 (12.2)6.0 (5.8)10.9 (11.1)
Median nerve
    W-F SCV (m/sec)56.7 (3.2)51.6 (5.7)50.2 (4.0)
    SAP ampl. (mcV)39.3 (20.8)28.3 (8.6)34.5 (21.0)
    E-W SCV (m/sec)62.7 (3.2)58.2 (4.9)60.3 (4.2)
    SAP ampl (mcV)24.4 (17.9)12.0 (5.1)17.9 (11.0)
Ulnar nerve
    SCV (m/sec)55.6 (4.6)51.7 (4.2)50.5 (3.7)
    SAP ampl (mcV)35.0 (18.8)28.8 (11.2)37.6 (24.9)