The value of facial motor evoked potentials in the microsurgical treatment of hemifacial spasm

Florian Roser, Marina Liebsch, Artemisia Dimostheni, FLorian H. Ebner, Marcos S. Tatagiba & Marcus Acioly De Sousa
Objective: Hemifacial spasm (HFS) is thought to be due to facial motor nucleus hyperactivity related to chronic neurovascular contact. Microvascular decompression (MVD) is the only definite treatment rendering high rates of cure. Intraoperative monitoring has been advocated during such procedures by[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]