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Effect of perioperative neuromuscular electrical stimulation in patients undergoing cardiovascular surgery: A pilot randomized controlled trial.

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Summary of "Effect of perioperative neuromuscular electrical stimulation in patients undergoing cardiovascular surgery: A pilot randomized controlled trial."

A randomized, controlled trial was conducted to examine the effects of perioperative neuromuscular electrical stimulation on muscle proteolysis and physical function using blinded assessment of physical function.

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Name: Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
ISSN: 1532-9488
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The electrical response evoked in a muscle or motor nerve by electrical or magnetic stimulation. Common methods of stimulation are by transcranial electrical and TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION. It is often used for monitoring during neurosurgery.

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