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Electrodiagnosis of Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament and Ossification of the Yellow Ligament

  • Kazuhiko Satomi

Abstract

Electrophysiological studies in patients with cervical radiculopathy and myelopathy are useful to differentiate radiculopathy and myelopathy from motor neuron diseases and peripheral nerve lesions, and to determine the site in cervical roots or spinal cord involved. Furthermore, some electrophysiological studies can be used for spinal cord monitoring during spinal surgery.

Keywords

Spinal Cord Spinal Cord Stimulation Somatosensory Evoke Potential Somatosensory Cervical Myelopathy Peripheral Nerve Stimulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazuhiko Satomi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryKyorin University School of MedicineMitaka, Tokyo, 181Japan

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