Objectives: To evaluate vocal fold mobility in patients who underwent thyroidectomy with intraoperative laryngeal nerve monitoring and to compare the results in patients without nerve monitoring.
Design: Prospective nonrandomized study.
Setting: Tertiary cancer center.
Patients: Previously untreated patients who underwent thyroid surgery using the intraoperative laryngeal nerve monitoring between November 2003 and January 2006.
Netto IP, Vartanian JG, Ferraz PRR, Salgado P, Azevedo JBM, Carvalho AL, Angelis EC, Kowalski LP. S011 Vocal Fold Immobility After Thyroidectomy With Intraoperative Laryngeal Nerve Monitoring. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):840. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.840-a