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Table 2 Sensory conduction parameters in the ulnar and sural 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) 2.3 0.24 2.2 0.38 0.1007
amplitude (μV) 20.6 6.88 25.3 11.51 0.0109
conduction velocity (m/s) 51.2 6.12 57.0 7.16 0.0005
sural latency (ms) 2.80 0.54 2.38 0.49 0.0022
amplitude (μV) 9.8 3.92 14.6 6.13 0.0002
conduction velocity (m/s) 51.7 10.00 50.3 6.57 0.0666
  1. ms milliseconds, μV microvolts, m/s meters per second