The Company recently announced preliminary results from Part 1 of the FSHD trial with mean total volume increases of over 12% in the tibialis anterior and biceps brachii
Preliminary results include data from 23 patients evaluable for magnetic resonance imaging among two different cohorts, 11 patients with tibialis anterior (TA) weakness and 12 patients with biceps brachii
The biceps brachii
muscle belongs to the flexor group of muscle in the arm.
Based on the patient's history, physical examination, and ultrasound, a diagnosis of an acute rupture of the left long head of the biceps brachii
tendon was made.
Se presume que el desarrollo del musculo biceps brachii
probablemente influya en el curso y el patron de ramificacion del nervio musculocutaneo.
The scope of the study was limited to one muscle, namely the biceps brachii
of the dominant arm, as it is involved in upper limb activities and, being a superficial muscle, is easily accessible for surface EMG measurements (Maton, 1981).
The intersection point of the biceps brachii
muscle with the lower border of the pectoralis major muscle is defined as the proximal level (P).
oc), masseter, sternocleidomastoid (SCM), biceps brachii
, abductor pollicis brevis (APB), and tibialis anterior muscles after supraorbital electrical stimuli, auditory stimuli (auditory startle reflex, ASR), and electrical stimuli of the median nerve at the wrist (startle reflex to somatosensory inputs, SSS).
Grass Instrument Division, Warwick, USA) were delivered to the motor point of the biceps brachii
muscle by the surface gel pad cathode located at previously determined motor point between the anterior edge of the deltoid muscle and the elbow crease and a surface carbon rubber anode placed over the distal tendon of the biceps brachii
The tip of the CP and the conjoined tendons (the short head of the biceps brachii
and the coracobrachialis) were identified, and after splitting the tendons in line with the fibers, the CP was fully exposed.
Botulinum toxin type A (BTA, Botox, Allergan) was injected into the affected muscles, including the right biceps brachii
, brachioradialis, flexor digitorum superficialis and profundus, as well as flexor carpi ulnaris and radialis, 50 units per muscle (300 units in total) under electromyographic guidance.
Electromyographic (EMG) data for the pectoralis major, anterior deltoid, triceps brachii, and biceps brachii
were collected during all exercises with the barbell and the Smith Machine.