This modality records free run and triggered EMG responses during certain procedures where cranial nerves may be at risk for injury.
The preservation of cranial nerve function is a fundamental goal of surgery. Monitoring cranial nerves includes the recording of multiple channels of free-run and triggered EMG responses during certain procedures where facial nerve may be at risk for injury.
- Posterior fossa tumors
- Vestibular neurectomy
- Mastoid and temporal bone procedures