Critical Analysis of Somatosensory Evoked Potential Recording Techniques

  • John E. Desmedt
Part of the Topics in Neurosurgery book series (TINS, volume 2)


Studies of cerebral evoked potentials are vigorously developing, and somatosensory evoked potentials (SEP) appear to attract a major share of interest. The remarkable length of the somatosensory pathway from peripheral skin to cerebral cortex makes it vulnerable at many different points to a variety of pathological conditions. Neural generators all along this pathway can be revealed through appropriate SEP recordings methodologies and a variety of electrode montages can be used to resolve diagnostic issues in neurological patients.


Median Nerve Sensory Evoke Potential Posterior Tibial Nerve Neural Generator Median Nerve Stimulation 
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