Pierce A. Grace

Pierce A. Grace graduated in medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin,Ireland, in 1976. He trained in surgery in Ireland,Britain, and the U.S., and gained fellowships in surgery from the Royal Colleges of Surgeons in Ireland and England, and an MCh from the National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland. Since 1996 he has practiced as a consultant surgeon at University Hospital Limerick and is a Professor of Surgery at the University of Limerick. He has written a number of books on surgery and has research interests in vascular surgery including neuromuscular stimulation in the management of chronic venous disease.

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Fine-Wire Electromyography Response to Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in the Triceps Surae
Abstract Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) has previously been used to enhance venous return from the lower leg. By artificially activating lower leg muscles, venous blood may be effectively ejected from the muscle and adjacent veins. It could easily be assumed that... Read more