Automated real-time monitoring: Intraoperative evaluation of facial nerve function during vestibular schwannoma surgery

J. Prell, S. Rampp, J. Rachinger, C. Scheller & C. Strauss
Introduction: Functional preservation is of critical importance in any surgical procedure performed in close vicinity of nerve structures. Neurophysiologic monitoring has been introduced in order to provide for functional surveillance during surgery, but it has always suffered from a certain time delay[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]