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The multicenter outcome survey for spinal cord monitoring: monitoring reduces neurologic deficits

  • M. R. Nuwer

Abstract

Somatosensory evoked potential (SEP) monitoring can be used in surgery to identify early impending spinal cord damage from mechanical or ischemic causes. Scoliosis surgery is a major clinical setting for such monitoring.

Keywords

Somatosensory Evoke Potential Scoliosis Surgery Multicenter Survey Scoliosis Research Society Potential Monitoring 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. R. Nuwer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Department of Clinical NeurophysiologyUCLA Medical CenterLos AngelesUSA

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