Preoperative Ultrasonography Assessment of Vocal Cord Movement During Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
World Journal of Surgery, 06/22/2012
Cheng SP et al. – Surgeon–performed ultrasonography (US) appears to be a relatively accurate method for assessing vocal cord movement in the preoperative setting. It can be used to select patients to undergo laryngoscopic examination before thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy.