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Transoesophageal spinal cord stimulation for motor-evoked potentials monitoring: feasibility, safety and stability

Thursday, July 23, 2015

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Source Name: European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery


Kazumasa Tsuda, Norihiko Shiiya, Daisuke Takahashi, Kazuhiro Ohkura, Katsushi Yamashita, and Yumi Kando

Transoesophageal stimulation for motor-evoked potentials monitoring was evaluated in dogs. The method was feasible with technical ease and small interindividual variability and therefore warrants further studies. The project won the 2014 EACTS Hans G. Borst Award.

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