electrical silence


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absence of noise; a state of producing no detectable signs or symptoms.
electrical silence in electroencephalography and electromyography, absence of measurable electrical activity in tissue.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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EEG demonstrated electrical silence. TCD showed the small systolic spike in both middle cerebral arteries and basilar artery.
Detection EMG shows fibrillation potentials (denervation) and then electrical silence. After approximately 3 weeks of denervation, the muscles undergo denervation atrophy and disorganization of the muscle cell structure, and then fibrosis and/or adipose transformation.

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