Somatosensory evoked potentials after multisegmental upper limb stimulation in diagnosis of cervical spondylotic myelopathy

Restuccia, D; Valeriani, M; Di Lazzaro, V; Tonali, P; Mauguière, F
March 1994
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Mar1994, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p301
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