What is the role of motor evoked potentials (MEPs) in identifying peroneal nerve compression?

Updated: Aug 20, 2019
  • Author: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Monitoring transcranial MEPs recorded from the tibialis anterior muscle has been useful in identifying emerging peroneal nerve compression secondary to lateral decubitus positioning. [27]


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