What is the role of neurophysiological assessment in the workup of syringomyelia?

Updated: Nov 10, 2017
  • Author: Hassan Ahmad Hassan Al-Shatoury, MD, PhD, MHPE; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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In neurophysiological assessment by somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEPs), low-amplitude or delayed responses are present in myelopathy.

Neurophysiological assessment by motor evoked response may be more sensitive than SSEPs in the evaluation of spinal cord dysfunction.


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