The predictors of postoperative laryngeal nerve paresis in patients undergoing thyroid surgery: a pilot study.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to evaluate the factors predictive of postoperative laryngeal nerve paresis (LNP) in patients undergoing thyroid surgery. We also assess the implications of preoperative LNP on postoperative vocal fold status. STUDY DESIGN Case series with retrospective chart review. METHODS Charts of 17 patients who underwent… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2010.11.007

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