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Table 1 Motor conduction parameters in the ulnar and peroneal nerves in the study and control groups

From: The impact of chronic co-exposure to different heavy metals on small fibers of peripheral nerves. A study of metal industry workers

nerve/parameter study group
n = 41
control group
n = 36
p-value
mean SD mean SD
Ulnar latency (ms) 2.7 0.37 2.6 0.43 0.0854
amplitude (mV) 9.4 2.09 9.1 2.28 0.3287
conduction velocity (m/s) 56.3 4.75 58.9 5.75 0.0375
F wave (ms) 28.2 1.60 27.2 1.56 0.0105
peroneal latency (ms) 5.0 1.04 4.5 0.80 0.0011
amplitude (mV) 5.4 1.77 8.3 2.88 0.0001
conduction velocity (m/s) 45.7 3.20 47.6 4.31 0.0379
F wave (ms) 50.1 3.11 49.1 1.96 0.0026
  1. ms milliseconds, mV millivolts, m/s meters per second