Physiological Correlates in Stereotactic Spinal Surgery
Stereotactic spinal surgery is a new and exciting field although it has still many problems to conquer. The main disadvantages which make some neurosurgeons prefer open cordotomy to the stereotactic procedure are the instability of the cord with penetration of the electrode and the comparatively small size of the target surrounded by other important pathways often with anatomical variations5.
KeywordsOdontoid Process Physiological Correlate Exciting Field Lower Cranial Nerve Spinothalamic Tract
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