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Oral Presentations: American Head and Neck Society
August 2006

S011 Vocal Fold Immobility After Thyroidectomy With Intraoperative Laryngeal Nerve Monitoring

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Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):840. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.840-a

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.

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