Neurophysiologic Parameters Patients Controls   P
N m ± sd N m ± sd
Sensory Nerve Conduction
Superficial fibular          
Latency (ms) 58 2.68 ± 1.51 141 2.71 ± 0.45 0.877
Amplitude (μV) 58 12.00 ± 5.07 141 11.59 ± 6.65 0.679
Conduction velocity (m/s) 58 48.02 ± 5.73 141 45.72 ± 4.13 0.007
Sural          
Latency (ms) 21 2.93 ± 0.58 121 3.29 ± 0.56 0.009
Amplitude (μV) 21 12.41 ± 3.11 121 11.91 ± 6.08 0.575
Conduction velocity (m/s) 21 48.47 ± 4.66 121 45.81 ± 3.90 0.006
Motor Nerve Conduction
Deep fibular          
Distal latency (ms) 52 4.07 ± 1.10 150 3.93 ± 0.73 0.402
Distal amplitude (mV) 52 4.05 ± 1.90 150 4.34 ± 2.08 0.364
Proximal amplitude (mV) 52 3.56 ± 1.77 150 3.92 ± 1.94 0.238
Conduction velocity (m/s) 52 47.87 ± 6.28 150 46.40 ± 4.08 0.122
Tibial          
Distal latency (ms) 53 3.92 ± 0.80 150 3.96 ± 0.71 0.728
Distal amplitude (mV) 53 8.88 ± 4.22 150 10.03 ± 3.69 0.063
Table 1: Nerve conduction parameters