Relationship of the recurrent laryngeal nerve to the superior parathyroid gland during thyroidectomy.

Abstract

Design: The relationship of the recurrent laryngeal nerve to the superior parathyroid gland during consecutive thyroidectomies was prospectively evaluated. When one structure was noted, careful dissection was performed to locate the other structure, to preserve their natural anatomical relationship. Patients: In total, 103 consecutive thyroid lobectomies… (More)

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@article{Persky2014RelationshipOT, title={Relationship of the recurrent laryngeal nerve to the superior parathyroid gland during thyroidectomy.}, author={Michael J Persky and Y Fang and David J Myssiorek}, journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology}, year={2014}, pages={1-4} }