Paolo Costa, MD, Neurologist and Clinical Neurophysiologist, is the Director of Clinical Neurophysiology Unit of “Città della Salute e della Scienza”, CTO Hospital in Torino, Italy. Since 2001 he is involved in Intraoperative Neurophysiology, with an experience of 3500 adult and pediatric neurosurgical and orthopedic surgeries.
From 2010 to 2014 Dr. Costa has been member of the Scientific committee of the Italian Society Of Clinical Neurophysiology. Since 2014, may Dr. Costa is the coordinator of the study group of intraoperative neurophysiology of the Italian Society Of Clinical Neurophysiology.
Costa P, Deletis V.Cortical activity after stimulation of the corticospinal tract in the spinal cord. Clin Neurophysiol. 2016 Feb;127(2):1726-33.
Costa P, Faccani G, Sala F, Montalenti E, Giobbe ML, Deletis V. Neurophysiological assessment of the injured spinal cord: an intraoperative approach. Spinal Cord. 2014 Oct;52(10):749-57.
Mesin L, Costa P. Prognostic value of EEG indexes for the Glasgow outcome scale of comatose patients in the acute phase. J Clin Monit Comput. 2013 Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24343155.
Costa P, Peretta P, Faccani G. Relevance of intraoperative D wave in spine and spinal cord surgeries. Eur Spine J. 2013 Apr;22(4):840-8.
Deletis V, Sala F, Costa P. Neurophysiological Monitoring of the Human Spinal Cord Functional Integrity during Surgical Interventions. In Dimitrijevic MR, Kakulas BA, McKay WB, Vrbova G (eds) Restorative Neurology of Spinal Cord Injury. Oxford University Press, 2012: 201-225.