What is the role of somatosensory evoked potentials (SEPs) in the evaluation of ventral rootlets and roots?

Updated: Aug 20, 2019
  • Author: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Studies suggest that SEPs may have some use in the evaluation of rootlet and root dysfunction. However, needle electromyography (EMG) provides superior information in these disorders and remains the test of choice.


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