Theory of Near-Field and Far-Field Evoked Potentials

  • Jun Kimura
  • Thoru Yamada
  • D. David Walker
Part of the Topics in Neurosurgery book series (TINS, volume 2)


The theory of far-field recording originally developed in the studies of brainstem auditory evoked potentials [1–3]. More recently, investigators have applied this concept to the analysis of short latency somatosensory evoked potentials (SEPs) recorded over the scalp after stimulation of the median or tibial nerve [4–17].


Median Nerve Radial Nerve Distal Forearm Volume Conductor Sensory Potential 
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  • Jun Kimura
  • Thoru Yamada
  • D. David Walker

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