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Should all hospitals use/have a instrument-intraoperative nerve monitor , used to safeguard the recurrent laryngeal nerves during thyroid surgery?

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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No proof

I agree with dr. Wing.
Although I use a nerve monitor in all of my thyroid surgeries, there is no proof that it's use decreases the risk of recurrent nerve injury.

In brief: No proof

I agree with dr. Wing.
Although I use a nerve monitor in all of my thyroid surgeries, there is no proof that it's use decreases the risk of recurrent nerve injury.
Dr. Richard Orr
Dr. Richard Orr
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Dr. Leila Wing
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Controversy

Debate exists on whether having intraoperative nerve monitoring during thyroid surgery changes outcomes for those with recurrent laryngeal nerve injury during thyroidectomy (thyroid surgery).

In brief: Controversy

Debate exists on whether having intraoperative nerve monitoring during thyroid surgery changes outcomes for those with recurrent laryngeal nerve injury during thyroidectomy (thyroid surgery).
Dr. Leila Wing
Dr. Leila Wing
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