Spinal cord tumor surgery – importance of continuous intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring during wound closure

M.T. Forster, G. Marquardt, V. Seifert & A. Szelényi
Objective: During the last decades, intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring (INM) has become a reliable method to assess the integrity of the corticospinal tract (CST) and dorsal columns during spinal surgery. Whereas changes in INM related to positioning and tumor removal are well known, changes[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]