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.
Download this evidence insight spotlight to:
- 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