Chapter 13. Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring During Spinal Surgery

  1. Arun Paul Amar MD.
  1. Indro Chakrabarti,
  2. Jerry Larson,
  3. Gordon L. Engler and
  4. Steven L. Giannotta

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753163.ch13

Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury: Controversies and Consensus

Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury: Controversies and Consensus

How to Cite

Chakrabarti, I., Larson, J., Engler, G. L. and Giannotta, S. L. (2007) Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring During Spinal Surgery, in Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury: Controversies and Consensus (ed A. P. Amar), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753163.ch13

Editor Information

  1. Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122061

Online ISBN: 9780470753163

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Keywords:

  • neurophysiologic monitoring;
  • spinal surgery;
  • magnetic resonance imaging;
  • nervous structures;
  • electrophysiologic method

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fundamental concepts

  • Personnel and equipment for IONM

  • Anesthesia for spinal monitoring

  • Monitoring techniques

  • Nerve root monitoring

  • Interpretation of IONM changes

  • Surgeon response