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1992 Spinal cord monitoring during operative correction of neuromuscular scoliosis

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Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/74-B/6/870

Description: J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1992 Nov;74(6):870-2. Spinal cord monitoring during operative correction of neuromuscular scoliosis.Williamson JB, Galasko CS. Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, England. We report our experience of the monitoring of spinal somatosensory evoked potentials in 60 patients with neuromuscular scoliosis. In 15 cases a significant change occurred in the trace when a sublaminar wire was tightened. There were no postoperative neurological deficits attributable to the surgery.

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Author/Contact: Williamson & Galasko
Institution: JBJS B
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Language: English

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