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What does ED stand for?

ED stands for Extensor Digitorum

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4) Electromyography (EMG), which has been identified as the best technique with respect to localizing the lesion, (6) confirmed normal motor unit potentials (MUP) with full recruitment from the left triceps, brachioradialis, ECRL, and ECRB as well as reduced recruitment with a variable degree of positive sharp waves and fibrillation potentials from the extensor digitorum communis (EDC), ECU, EI, APL, extensor pollicis longus (EPL), and extensor pollicis brevis (EPB) muscles.
Sports scientists took two different types of mouse muscle - a leg muscle called extensor digitorum longus, as well as diaphragm muscle - and tested how they performed when dosed with 70 micromolars of caffeine - equivalent to "a couple of espressos," said first author Jason Tallis, a muscle physiologist at Coventry University in England.
Brand's procedure (7,8) was performed, which consists of; a) Transfer of pronator teres (PT) to extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) for wrist extension, b) Flexor carpi radialis (FCR) to extensor digitorum communis (EDC) tendons for finger extension, c) Ring finger flexor digitorum superficialis (FDS) to extensor pollicis longus (EPL) for thumb extension.
The extensor digitorum is responsible for extension of the toes and the extensor hallucis brevis is responsible for extension of the big toe.
Six subjects with pacemakers received stimulation of the left peroneal nerve at the left ankle and fibular head with the active surface recording electrode placed over the left extensor digitorum brevis muscle and stimulation of the left median nerve at the wrist and elbow with the active surface recording electrode placed over the left abductor pollicis brevis muscle.