Intraoperative continuous monitoring of facial motor evoked potentials in acoustic neuroma surgery

H. Tokimura, S. Sugata, H. Yamahata, R. Hanaya, H. Hirano & K. Arita
Objective: Preservation of facial nerve function is one of the most important goals to accomplish in acoustic neuroma surgery. Transcranial electrical motor evoked potentials is a useful neurophysiological method to preserve the pyramidal tract without placement of any electrodes in the operative field.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]