A new criterion for the alarm point for compound muscle action potentials.

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OBJECT The purpose of this study was to review the present criteria for the compound muscle action potential (CMAP) alert and for safe spinal surgery. METHODS The authors conducted a retrospective study of 295 patients in whom spinal cord monitoring had been performed during spinal surgery. The waveforms observed during spinal surgery were divided into… (More)
DOI: 10.3171/2012.6.SPINE11867

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