Laryngeal mask airway for preservation of the external branch of the superior laryngeal nerve during thyroid surgery

  • Joseph Brimacombe
  • John Knott
  • Christian Keller


Cesarean Delivery Laryngeal Nerve Laryngeal Mask Airway Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Injury Superior Laryngeal Nerve 
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© Canadian Anesthesiologists 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph Brimacombe
    • 1
  • John Knott
    • 1
  • Christian Keller
    • 2
  1. 1.CairnsAustralia
  2. 2.InnsbruckAustria

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