Determination of the function of the internal branch of the superior laryngeal nerve after thyroidectomy.
- Published Article
Head & neck
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2008
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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