Acknowledging this heterogeneity of method, but the usefulness of this approach to the study of the nervous system, the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology (IFCN) generated a report from a committee of recommended standards for short latency somatosensory
indicated that scales representing four health symptom domains can be scored from the NSI: affective (e.g., irritability), cognitive (e.g., forgetfulness), somatosensory
(e.g., headaches), and vestibular (e.g., feeling dizzy) .
Patients with fibromyalgia suffer an imbalance in their brain between the sensitivity impulses related to pain, which are exacerbated, and the somatosensory
impulses which are diminished.
Postural orientation uses sensory inputs from the somatosensory
system, the visual system and the vestibular system, through using higher-level integrative process and effector component by the motor cortex.
The next-generation technology of the SafeOp system represents a significant advancement in two intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring, or IONM, modalities: somatosensory
evoked potential, or SSEP, and electromyography, or EMG.
Information about texture is transmitted from sensors in the skin and through the nerves to the somatosensory
cortex, the part of the brain responsible for interpreting the sense of touch.
4: S1J - jaw region of primary somatosensory
cortex, GI - granular insular cortex, and AID - dorsal part of agranular insular cortex.
evoked potentials of hand muscles in stroke and their modification by botulinum toxin: A preliminary study.
Using noninvasive electroencephalography (EEG) researchers found that when the babies kicked, a region of their brains that is linked to sensory input, known as the somatosensory
cortex, was activated.
Neurophysiological monitoring in the intraoperative period (IOM) is widely being used with Motor Evoked Potentials (MEP) and Somatosensory
Potentials (SSEP) in patients with brain parenchymal injury.
Localized bilateral activation of somatosensory
and motor cortices was associated with expressed breast milk, whereas breastfeeding was associated with extensive bilateral activation of somatomotor, somatosensory
, and right parietal cortices.