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Spinal Cord Potentials (SCPs) Produced by Descending Volleys in Man

  • K. Shimoji
  • H. Fujioka
  • Y. Maruyama
  • H. Shimizu
  • T. Hokari
  • T. Takada

Abstract

Experiments in animals have demonstrated that dorsal root potentials (DRPs) or cord dorsum positive waves can be produced by stimulation of the cerebral cortex or brain stem (1–5). Direct stimulation of the dorsal surface of the cord has also been shown to evoke cord dorsum negative-positive complexes over the lumbosacral enlargement in experimental animals (6).

Keywords

Dorsal Horn Stimulus Strength Primary Afferent Depolarization Lumbar Enlargement Spinal Cord Monitoring 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Shimoji
    • 1
  • H. Fujioka
  • Y. Maruyama
  • H. Shimizu
  • T. Hokari
  • T. Takada
  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyNiigata University School of MedicineNiigataJapan

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