Intraoperative MEP monitoring elicited by transcranial electrical stimulation in skull base surgery

Y. Kuromi, K. Saito, J. Sakuma, T. Sato, M. Ichikawa & T. Itakura
Objective: Skull base tumors, especially meningiomas, sometimes involve vital structures, arteries, veins and nerves. To prevent postoperative motor paresis, it is very important to monitor the functions of corticospinal tract (CST) with motor evoked potentials (MEP) during skull base surgery. We report[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]