Ankle reflex is a powerful screening tool with high sensitivity and negative predictive value, but a combination of ankle reflex and vibration sense has superior sensitivity and specificity compared with either of them done alone for the detection of DPN in clinical settings.
Report this publication
From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
This record was last updated on 07/04/2016 and may not reflect the most current and accurate biomedical/scientific data available from NLM.
The corresponding record at NLM can be accessed at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22071964