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Determination of the function of the internal branch of the superior laryngeal nerve after thyroidectomy.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Head & neck
Publication Date
Volume
30
Issue
1
Pages
21–27
Identifiers
PMID: 17636539
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Although most patients report significant difficulty swallowing after thyroidectomy, the sensory nerve to the laryngopharynx remains intact and is not at risk during thyroid surgery.

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