Use the lowest current that elicits a consistent response during dissection to maximize spatial selectivity. Most modern monitors provide safe, pulsed current, so excessive stimulation of the nerve at these parameters has never been associated with neural injury.
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12. Obtain final pre-closure response to stimulation.
13. A written report should document adherence to the protocol, along with any relevant events such as electric or mechanical evoked EMG responses.