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Prevention of Progressive Deterioration of Motor Evoked Potentials During General AnesthesiaThe increasing frequency and complexity of spinal column corrective procedures have aided the advancement of evoked potential monitoring. The effectiveness of somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEPs) and motor evoked potentials (MEPs) to detect iatrogenic cord ischemia during surgical manipulation has been well established. Detection followed by corrective measures can limit and/or prevent iatrogenic injuries associated with instrumentation during these corrective surgical procedures.