Neurophysiol Clin 2022 Jun 5;52(3):242-251. Epub 2022 Apr 5.
Hospices Civils de Lyon, Hôpital neurologique Pierre Wertheimer, Service de Neurologie Fonctionnelle et Epileptologie, Lyon, France; Université Lyon I, Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France; Centre de Recherche de Neurosciences de Lyon, INSERM UMRS 1028, CNRS UMR 5292, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Université de Lyon, F-69000 Lyon, France.
Objectives: To assess the accuracy of intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring (IONM) in predicting immediate and 3-month postoperative neurological new deficit (or deterioration) in patients benefiting from spinal cord (SC) surgery; and to identify factors associated with a higher risk of postoperative clinical worsening.
Methods: Consecutive patients who underwent SC surgery with IONM were included. Pre and postoperative clinical (modified McCormick scale), radiological (lesion-occupying area ratio), and electrophysiological features were collected. Read More