The ansa cervicalis revisited.

Abstract

Recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis represents a major complication in oesophageal cancer surgery. Nerve-muscle transplantation to the paraglottic space after resection of the recurrent laryngeal nerve with the ansa cervicalis (AC) has recently become the procedure of choice. The aim of this study was to investigate the anatomical variations of AC in order… (More)

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