Neurol Clin Pract 2020 Oct;10(5):415-421
Department of Radiology and Imaging (EC, BL, DBS, OKN), Department of Orthopedic Surgery (SWW, SKL), and Department of Physiatry (JHF), Hospital for Special Surgery, New York.
Objective: We evaluated the performance of ultrasound in the detection of neuropathy of the suprascapular nerve (SSN), long thoracic nerve (LTN), spinal accessory nerve (SAN), and phrenic nerve and compared this performance with MRI.
Methods: A retrospective review of 56 patients who had undergone ultrasound imaging of the SSN, LTN, SAN, and phrenic nerve was performed. Diagnoses made by ultrasound, MRI, EMG reports, and clinical and operative notes were recorded. Read More