Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IOM or IONM) decreases risk of injury to the nervous system during surgery. This is done by monitoring certain neurological structures, depending on the specific surgery, whose functional integrity are at risk during the procedure.
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Benefits of IOM
- Postoperative neurological deficits are significantly reduced.
- If a complication occurs during the surgery, it can be quickly identified by IOM allowing the surgeon time to rectify a potentially harmful outcome. Click here for the full article describing this benefit.
- The surgeons who use IOM services believe that it increases patient safety by decreasing the operative risk. For the full article, click here.
Request your Medical Records
You have a right to obtain and review copies of your medical records. You may also request that your medical records be released to a third party. To have your records released, please complete the Limited Patient Authorization for Disclosure of Protected Health Information form and FAX it to CDI at 412-681-9994 or mail it to:
Computational Diagnostics, Inc
5001 Baum Boulevard, Suite 530
Pittsburgh, PA 15213