Guidelines in electrodiagnostic medicine. Practice parameter for needle electromyographic evaluation of patients with suspected cervical radiculopathy. Muscle & nerve. Supplement So, Y. T. 1999; 8: S209-21


Cervical radiculopathy is a common cause of morbidity. Its management often requires clinical, electrodiagnostic, and radiological evaluation, and its treatment may include surgery. Based on a critical review of the literature, electrodiagnostic evaluation is found to be moderately sensitive and highly specific in establishing a diagnosis of cervical radiculopathy. This document defines teh guidelines and options for the electrodiagnostic medicine consultation of patients with suspected cervical radiculopathy.

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