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Neurology Research International
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 183608, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/183608
Research Article

Recurrence Quantification Analysis of F-Waves and the Evaluation of Neuropathies

1Department of Neurology, Hines VAH, Hines, IL 60141, USA
2Department of Neurology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
3Department of Physiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA

Received 21 September 2015; Revised 27 October 2015; Accepted 2 November 2015

Academic Editor: Mamede de Carvalho

Copyright © 2015 Morris A. Fisher et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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