Table 2.

Comparison of three sites for delivering conditioning stimulation (all tetani were 50 Hz for 10 sec)

Site of conditioning stimulationPrevalence of crossdepolarization* (n responses/n tested, %)Cross-depolarization amplitude** (mV)
Sciatic nerve (SN)9/11 (82%)2.9  ± 2.4
Dorsal root (DR)p > 0.2 51/55 (93%) p > 0.2 3.4  ± 3.0
Split DR14/16 (88%)1.9  ± 1.4
  • *, Two-tailed Fisher test.

  • **, Two-tailed Mann–Whitney U test.