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.
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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.
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|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|
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