How are peroneal 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 peroneal nerve SEPs, the common peroneal nerve is stimulated at the knee, with the cathode inferior to the leg crease just medial to the tendon of the biceps femoris muscle and the anode 3 cm distal to the cathode.


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