Short-Latency Somatosensory Evoked Potentials (SSEPs) in Comatose Patients

  • Akifumi Suzuki
  • Nobuyuki Yasui
  • Kenji Nakajima


Recently, short-latency somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEPs) have been used diagnostically in a variety of neurologic conditions. Their reliability has been studied by many investigators. The present study was undertaken to clarify the clinical usefulness of SSEPs in patients who are comatose due to severe intracranial organic lesions.


Brain Stem Brain Death Peak Latency Comatose Patient Artificial Respiration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Akifumi Suzuki
  • Nobuyuki Yasui
    • 1
  • Kenji Nakajima
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Surgical NeurologyResearch Institute for Brain and Blood Vessels-AkitaAkita, 010Japan
  2. 2.Department of NeurologyResearch Institute for Brain and Blood Vessels-AkitaAkita, 010Japan

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