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ea0063gp254 | Thyroid Nodules and Cancer 2 | ECE2019

Recurrent laryngeal nerve liberation technique for phonation recovery

Dzodic Radan , Santrac Nada , Markovic Ivan , Buta Marko , Stankovic Predrag

Introduction: Recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) dysfunction is a major complication in thyroid surgery, caused commonly by thermal damage, transection or misplaced ligations. It can also be caused by RLN distension by thyroid tumors or thyroid goiter. Permanent paralysis decreases significantly quality of life and should be treated. Some surgical techniques can provide improvement in phonation, even complete recovery. The aim of this study was to analyze usefulness of RLN libera...