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Table 2 Nerve Conduction Study of the Patients

From: Association of peripheral nerve conduction in diabetic neuropathy with subclinical left ventricular systolic dysfunction

  Comparison in both groups Multivariate logistic regression for DN
  Patients with DN (n = 41) Patients without DN (n = 71) p value OR 95% CI p value
Motor nerve conduction velocities       
median nerve, msec 51 ± 5 53 ± 4 0.02    
ulnar nerve, msec 51 ± 5 52 ± 5 0.32    
sural nerve, msec 41 ± 4 44 ± 5 <0.001    
Sensory nerve conduction velocities       
median nerve, msec 45 ± 6 50 ± 7 <0.001 0.92 0.851 - 0.993 0.03
ulnar nerve, msec 46 ± 5 50 ± 6 <0.001    
sural nerve, msec 46 ± 6 49 ± 7 0.04    
F-wave( tibial nerve)       
F-wave occurrence, % 87 96 0.04    
F-wave latency, msec 53 ± 6 48 ± 5 <0.001 1.18 1.062 - 1.319 0.002
  1. Values are mean ± SD.
  2. DN = diabetic neuropathy; OR = odds ration; 95% CI = 95% confidential interval.