Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-52825
Sarnthein, J; Bozinov, O; Melone, A G; Betalanffy, H (2011). Motor-evoked potentials (MEP) during brainstem surgery to preserve corticospinal function. Acta Neurochirurgica, 153(9):1753-1759.
View at publisher
Brainstem surgery bears a risk of damage to the corticospinal tract (CST). Motor-evoked potentials (MEPs) are used intraoperatively to monitor CST function in order to detect CST damage at a reversible stage and thus impede permanent neurological deficits. While the method of MEP is generally accepted, warning criteria in the context of brainstem surgery still have to be agreed on.
151 downloads since deposited on 28 Dec 2011
32 downloads since 12 months
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > Center for Integrative Human Physiology
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Neurosurgery
|DDC:||570 Life sciences; biology
610 Medicine & health
|Deposited On:||28 Dec 2011 14:10|
|Last Modified:||10 Dec 2013 10:24|
|Additional Information:||The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com|
Users (please log in): suggest update or correction for this item
Repository Staff Only: item control page