evoked potential

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e·voked po·ten·tial

an event-related potential, elicited by, and time-locked to, a stimulus.
See also: evoked response.
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e·voked po·ten·tial

(ē-vōkt pō-tenshăl)
Event-related potential, elicited by, and time-locked to, a stimulus.
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Evoked potential

A test of nerve response that uses electrodes placed on the scalp to measure brain reaction to a stimulus such as a touch.
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The optimal cortical site ("hotspot") was determined in both studies by identifying the coil position that evoked a maximal peak-to-peak motor evoked potential (MEP).
Usefulness of neurogenic motor evoked potentials for spinal cord monitoring: findings in 112 consecutive patients undergoing surgery for spinal deformity.
A lack of modulation of motor evoked potential in sensory-impaired individuals with spinal cord injuries.
Use of dexmedetomidine and ketamine infusions in scoliosis repair surgery with somatosensory and motor evoked potential monitoring: a case report.
Motor evoked potential changes in ischaemic stroke depend on stroke location.
Ridding, "Suppression of motor evoked potentials in a hand muscle following prolonged painful stimulation," European Journal of Pain, vol.
Huckabee, "Test-retest reliability of motor evoked potentials (MEPs) at the submental muscle group during volitional swallowing," Journal of Neuroscience Methods, vol.
As a complementary approach, electrophysiological assessment such as the assessment of the motor evoked potentials (MEPs) by transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) provides information about the excitability of the corticomotor system in stroke patients [13].
Vahabzadeh-Hagh et al., "Lateralization of forelimb motor evoked potentials by transcranial magnetic stimulation in rats," Clinical Neurophysiology, vol.
(2) Motor Evoked Potentials. Subjects were instructed to rest their hands on their lap during the experiments.