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There are many things we find important to the world of healthcare and neuromonitoring. Here we post helpful information for our patients, hospitals, and surgeons.

Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IONM) for the Most Common Spinal Disorder in Aging Americans

September 22, 2020

Without this discovery, made possible by Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring or IONM, the patient could have suffered from spinal cord or nerve damage resulting in muscle weakness, numbness, severe pain, and even paralysis, among other life-altering complications.

2020 President-Elect James Watt

September 22, 2020

We would like to congratulate James Watt for being elected as SSET President-Elect. He will serve as President-Elect until 2021 and then become SSET President for the 2021-2023 term.

2020 New SSET Board Members

September 21, 2020

Please join us in congratulating Rudy Garza and Tracie Hardin-Anderson for being elected to the SSET Board of Directors.  We look forward to having both of them serving as board members for the next two years.


Dr. Justin Brown creates surgical technique to reverse paralysis

By Admin on September 14, 2020

Neurosurgeon Justin Brown, MD, has developed a surgical technique to help some neurologic patients regain movement, according to a Sept. 13 Boston Herald report.

Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring for Brainstem Tumor Surgeries

August 27, 2020

Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IONM) is routinely utilized to detect and prevent injuries to the nervous system during surgeries. IONM can be used to map and monitor cranial nerves that may be...

More to Consider with COVID

By Admin on August 11, 2020

There's no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost every aspect of our daily lives, from working to seeing others and buying groceries. One other consequence of COVID-19 is how and how much we sit, which has had significant impacts on lower back health. 

Lumbar Spondylosis Could Mean Surgery

By Admin on August 11, 2020

Living with pain and stiffness in the lower back and shrugging it off as a result of sitting too long, poor posture, or an uncomfortable chair? While these things can certainly contribute to lower back pain, stiffness, and also affect your mobility, there may be something more serious happening: lumbar spondylosis.

Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IONM) Role in Tibial and Fibular Osteotomy in Pediatric Surgeries

By Admin on July 30, 2020

Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IONM) is not used routinely during tibial and fibular osteotomy procedures. Pediatric patients who present with Tibia Vara (Blount's disease), juvenile osteochondrosis, and Genu Valgum (Knock-Knees), etc. are surgically treated with tibial and fibular osteotomy. These patients have a high risk of...

Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IONM) During Peripheral Nerve Hand Surgeries

By Admin on June 03, 2020

This case report illustrates the benefit of utilizing Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IONM)
during the peripheral nerve surgeries involving the hand.

Lowering the Risk of Lumbar Procedure.

By Admin on May 11, 2020

Would you be surprised to learn that the leading cause of activity limitation and absence from work around the world is lower back pain?

This fact may not be too surprising if you're one of the millions of people across the globe who experience lower back pain regularly.

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