Risk factors for permanent laryngeal nerve paralysis in patients with thyroid carcinoma.

@article{Sevim2007RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for permanent laryngeal nerve paralysis in patients with thyroid carcinoma.},
  author={Tulin Sevim},
  journal={Clinical otolaryngology : official journal of ENT-UK ; official journal of Netherlands Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology & Cervico-Facial Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={378-83}
}
  • Tulin Sevim
  • Published 2007 in
    Clinical otolaryngology : official journal of ENT…
OBJECTIVES This study investigated the incidence of and risk factors for permanent recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis for patients with thyroid malignancy. DESIGN Retrospective chart review. SETTING Tertiary oncology referral centre. PARTICIPANTS Records of 290 consecutive patients treated between 1997 and 2001 were reviewed. All patients who have had one or more operations. Patients with preoperative recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis and patients who underwent thyroidectomy in… CONTINUE READING