Predictive value and safety of intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring using motor evoked potentials in glioma surgery

S.M. Krieg, E. Shiban, D. Droese, J. Gempt, N. Buchmann, B. Meyer & F. Ringel
Objective: Resection of gliomas in or adjacent to the corticospinal tract (CST) or the rolandic region is widely performed using intraoperative neuromonitoring (IOM). Despite the fact that data on the safety of IOM is available, the significance and predictive value of the procedure is still under discussion.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]