The use of physiological mapping and monitoring during surgery for ependymomas

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Abstract

Introduction: The use of intraoperative physiological monitoring has become increasingly common over the last decade and it is a useful tool to be employed for the resection of ependymomas of the central nervous system. Discussion: This manuscript reviews the history of its development and its methodology with a particular emphasis on those aspects of particular importance during surgery on ependymomas.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1241-1247
Number of pages7
JournalChild's Nervous System
Volume25
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2009

Keywords

  • Brainstem tumor
  • Ependymoma
  • Intramedullary spinal cord tumor
  • Intraoperative mapping
  • Intraoperative monitoring

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Clinical Neurology

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