What equipment is needed to perform anal sphincter electromyography (EMG)?

Updated: Aug 06, 2019
  • Author: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: David C Spencer, MD  more...
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See the list below:

  • The conventional concentric or monopolar needle is commonly used for routine clinical purposes.

  • Skin electrodes are the most commonly used method of recording information.

  • Anal plug electrodes may also be used.


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