The impact of subdural air collection on intraoperative motor and somatosensory evoked potentials: fact or myth?

Marcus A. Acioly, Florian H. Ebner, Till K. Hauser, Marina Liebsch, Carlos Carvalho, Alireza Gharabaghi & Marcos Tatagiba
Objective: It is known from previous studies that intraoperative monitoring with motor evoked potentials (MEP) and somatosensory evoked potentials (SEP) during surgery in the semi-sitting position is susceptible to changes which are not related to neurological impairment. This fact reduces their reliability.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]