Do guidelines and clinical evidence support IONM?  

Intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM) tracks a patient's neural pathways during spinal surgery, alerting physicians to adverse neurological changes. The IONM was introduced as a way to prevent postoperative neurological deficits by allowing physicians to perform corrective interventions intraoperatively. 

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  • Read the rationale for using IONM in spinal procedures 
  • View a table showing for which procedures IONM is and is not supported
  • Learn how to avoid overuse at your organization