EMG/SSEP Monitoring During Thoracolumbar Spinal Cord Stimulation

  • Erich O. Richter
  • Marina V. Abramova
  • Kenneth M. Alò


Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring has become a routine procedure in complex spine surgery. Somatosensory-evoked potential (SSEP) recording has been advocated to monitor the functional integrity of the nervous system during surgical manipulation.


Spinal Cord Stimulation Motor Unit Action Potential Threshold Stimulus Applied Stimulation SSEP Monitoring 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erich O. Richter
  • Marina V. Abramova
  • Kenneth M. Alò
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Houston Texas Pain Management, PAHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Section of Neuro-Cardiology, Institute of Cardiology and Vascular MedicineMonterrey Technical UniversityMonterreyMexico

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