Intraoperative monitoring with stimulus-evoked electromyography during placement of iliosacral screws. An initial clinical study.


A consecutive series of twenty-seven patients who had thirty acute unstable (type-C) fractures of the pelvic ring was studied prospectively to evaluate the use of stimulus-evoked electromyography to decrease the risk of iatrogenic nerve-root injury during the insertion of iliosacral screws. A prerequisite for inclusion in the study was a normal neurological… (More)


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