How are median nerve somatosensory evoked potentials (SEPs) recorded?

Updated: Feb 26, 2019
  • Author: Sombat Muengtaweepongsa, MD, MSc; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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For recording median nerve SEPs, the nerve is stimulated at the wrist. The anode is placed just proximal to the palmar crease, and the cathode is placed between the tendons of the palmaris longus muscle, 3 cm proximal to the anode.


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