A simple method of location and exposure is described, centred only on the lower horn of the thyroid cartilage.
The uses of a dental burnisher, or even two, are stressed.
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This work was made possible by a generous donation to the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland by Glaxo Laboratories for a Research Fellowship in Anatomy.
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Pisko-Dubienski, Z.A. A rapid method of finding recurrent laryngeal nerves safely during thyroidectomy. Ir J Med Sci 35, 40–44 (1960). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02940128