Abstract| Volume 43, ISSUE 12, P2382, December 2017

Continuous intraoperative recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring during thyroid surgery. The Greek experience

      Introduction: Recurrent laryngeal nerve injury is a serious complication of thyroid surgery. The anatomic dissection and visual identification of the inferior laryngeal nerve is the standard of care to avoid this complication. The intermittent intraoperative nerve stimulation technique has failed to improve nerve safety. The continuous recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring is a promising new technique, currently under study to evaluate its feasibility and safety outcomes. We present our experience of applying this method in a private thyroid surgery clinic in Greece
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