Continuous intraoperative neuromonitoring is currently the gold standard technique available to prevent recurrent laryngeal nerve injuries. It significantly reduces the complication rate compared with intermittent intraoperative neuromonitoring, and represents significant progress in thyroid surgery, particularly in cases of more difficult dissections.There are, however, some technological and interpretative limits related to the lack of standardization of continuous intraoperative neuromonitoring and the prolonged length of time employed in the surgical positioning of the probe, despite various proposed approaches to the vagal nerve. Nonetheless, this method can be considered a safe and modern approach to thyroid surgery that reduces post-surgical complications and provides useful information.

Limitations of Continuous Neural Monitoring in Thyroid Surgery

Ettore Caruso
Primo
Writing – Original Draft Preparation
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Antonella Pino
Writing – Original Draft Preparation
;
Alessandro Pontin;Giulia Pinto;Cristina Damiano;Antonina Catalfamo;Fausto Famà
Writing – Review & Editing
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Gianlorenzo Dionigi
Ultimo
Conceptualization
2019

Abstract

Continuous intraoperative neuromonitoring is currently the gold standard technique available to prevent recurrent laryngeal nerve injuries. It significantly reduces the complication rate compared with intermittent intraoperative neuromonitoring, and represents significant progress in thyroid surgery, particularly in cases of more difficult dissections.There are, however, some technological and interpretative limits related to the lack of standardization of continuous intraoperative neuromonitoring and the prolonged length of time employed in the surgical positioning of the probe, despite various proposed approaches to the vagal nerve. Nonetheless, this method can be considered a safe and modern approach to thyroid surgery that reduces post-surgical complications and provides useful information.
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