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    Zhonghua wai ke za zhi…
    1995

[The diagnostic value of cortical evoked potential in spinal cord injury].

@article{Xu1995TheDV,
  title={[The diagnostic value of cortical evoked potential in spinal cord injury].},
  author={Shao-ting Xu and Yu-ping Chen and Jun Li},
  journal={Zhonghua wai ke za zhi [Chinese journal of surgery]},
  year={1995},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={
          238-42
        }
}
From 1983-1992 CEP monitoring in spinal cord injury (SCI) was performed in 312 cases, of them 9 were acute SCI and 303 chronic (cervical spine 57, dorsal 88, T11-L1 136 and lumbar 31). 179 cases were complete paraplegia and 133 incomplete paraplegia. CEP were negative in 175 of 179 complete paraplegia, and the correct diagnosis rate was 97.8%. The false positive rate was 2.2%. The changes of CEP in 133 cases of incomplete paraplegia were prolonged latent period and/or decrease in amplitude… CONTINUE READING