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When it comes to invasive surgeries, neuromonitoring provides a safety net. It allows physicians and surgeons to see how the body instantly reacts as each part of surgery takes place. This list contains many procedures where patients can benefit from neuromonitoring.

Neurosurgery

  • Skull-based Tumor Resection
  • Epilepsy
  • Fronto-temporal Tumor Resection
  • Intracranial Aneurysm Clipping
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Microvascular Cranial Nerve Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve
  • Posterior Fossa Tumor Resection
  • Tempero-parietal Tumor Resection
  • Supratentorial Tumor Resection
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Acoustic Neuroma Resection

Orthopedic Surgery

  • Acetabular Fracture
  • Leg-Lengthening Procedure
  • External Fixation
  • Total Hip Replacement, Primary Joint Replacement with Other Risk Factors, Revision, and Reconstruction

Spine Surgery

Cervical

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
  • Cervical Corpectomy with Fusion and Instrumentation 
  • Posterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion
  • Odontoid Fracture
  • Laminoplasty

Thoracic

  • Anterior thoracic Interbody fusion and instrumentation 
  • Thoracic corpectomy with fusion and instrumentation 
  • Thoracic osteotomy
  • Thoracic laminectomy with or without fusion and instrumentation 
  • Spinal deformity correction 
  • Spinal cord tumor or AVM

Lumbar

  • Anterior lumbar Interbody Fusion or Disk replacement
  • Lumbar corpectomy with fusion and instrumentation 
  • Posterior Interbody Fusion – PLIF, TLIF
  • Posterior Lateral Fusion – Pedicle Screws
  • Lumbar laminectomy with fusion and instrumentation 
  • Spinal cord tumor or AVM 
  • Lateral (transpsoas) Interbody fusion – XLIF, DLIF, LLIF, etc.
  • All minimally invasive procedures

Sacral

  • Excision of tumor 
  • Myelomeningocele 
  • Release of tethered cord

Otolaryngology Surgery (ENT)

  • Acoustic Neuroma Resection
  • Facial Nerve Decompression
  • Glomus Tumor
  • Parotidectomy
  • Revision Mastoidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Tympano-Mastoidectomy

Interventional Radiology

  • Embolization of Cerebral and Spinal Aneurysms and Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Embolization of Traumatic Cavernous Sinus Fistula
  • Occlusion of Brain-Supplying Arteries
  • Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty
  • Spinal Angiography

Cardiothoracic/Vascular Surgery

  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Hypothermia
  • Correction of Coarctation
  • Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Carotid Endarterectomy

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