Michel Devos

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess the role of recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) monitoring in the operative strategy during total thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy. Due to the risk of serious respiratory complications of bilateral recurrent nerve paralysis, two-stage surgery may be considered in the case on negative stimulation of the first(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify whether women with poor ovarian response may benefit from treatment with corifollitropin alfa in a GnRH antagonist protocol. DESIGN Retrospective pilot study. SETTING University-based tertiary care center. PATIENT(S) Poor ovarian responders fulfilling the Bologna criteria developed by European Society for Human Reproduction and(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to describe a new porous titanium thyroplasty implant that can be adjusted with a screw. MATERIAL AND METHODS Retrospective study of 15 patients with unilateral vocal fold paralysis undergoing type I thyroplasty under local anaesthesia. Each patient's dysphonia and swallowing disorders were evaluated both objectively(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY The aim of this prospective cohort study was to identify the early criteria potentially predictive for outcome of permanent hypocalcemia after thyroidectomy. PATIENTS AND METHODS Serum calcium (Ca) et phosphorus (Ph) were measured daily until discharge in 2035 consecutive patients undergoing bilateral thyroidectomy. In all patients(More)
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