Letter to the Editor. The value and limitations of SSEP/MEP monitoring in intracranial aneurysm surgery

Yuan Fang MD
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  • West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
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Contributor Notes

Correspondence Yuan Fang: israel_yuan@163.com.

INCLUDE WHEN CITING Published online August 21, 2020; DOI: 10.3171/2020.5.JNS201729.

Disclosures The author reports no conflict of interest.

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    • Export Citation
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