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J Manipulative Physiol Ther ; 36(9): 626-32, 2013 Nov-Dec.
Artículo en Inglés | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-24161389

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OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the concordance of the upper limb neurodynamic tests (ULNTs) with a chosen reference standard, consisting of medical examination and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), in patients with cervical radiculopathy. METHODS: This diagnostic cohort study included 51 consecutive patients referred to a center for spinal surgery for clinical investigation of cervical and/or arm pain in Sweden during the period of November 2007 to February 2008. The patients were exposed to the 4 different tests of ULNT. One diagnosis based on each of the tests separately and one based on the tests combined were compared with a chosen reference standard consisting of MRI, anamnestic features, and clinical examination. RESULTS: The ULNT (1-3 used combined) had a sensitivity of 0.97 and a specificity of 0.69. The results of ULNT (1-3 used combined) corresponded in 88.2% with the reference standard. Individually, the ULNT 1 (median) showed the highest validity, and ULNT 2b (radial), the lowest. CONCLUSION: Upper limb neurodynamic test (combined) showed a substantial agreement with findings from medical examination including MRI. These results indicate the importance of ULNT (combined) to complement the clinical examination of patients with radiculopathy.


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Neuropatías del Plexo Braquial/diagnóstico , Imagen por Resonancia Magnética/métodos , Examen Físico/métodos , Radiculopatía/diagnóstico , Adulto , Anciano , Estudios de Cohortes , Femenino , Humanos , Masculino , Persona de Mediana Edad , Examen Neurológico/métodos , Dimensión del Dolor , Cuidados Preoperatorios/métodos , Curva ROC , Radiculopatía/cirugía , Estándares de Referencia , Índice de Severidad de la Enfermedad , Extremidad Superior/fisiopatología
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