Title

International neural monitoring study group guideline 2018 part I: Staging bilateral thyroid surgery with monitoring loss of signal.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-1-2018

Publication Title

The Laryngoscope

Abstract

This publication offers modern, state-of-the-art International Neural Monitoring Study Group (INMSG) guidelines based on a detailed review of the recent monitoring literature. The guidelines outline evidence-based definitions of adverse electrophysiologic events, especially loss of signal, and their incorporation in surgical strategy. These recommendations are designed to reduce technique variations, enhance the quality of neural monitoring, and assist surgeons in the clinical decision-making process involved in surgical management of recurrent laryngeal nerve. The guidelines are published in conjunction with the INMSG Guidelines Part II, Optimal Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Management for Invasive Thyroid Cancer-Incorporation of Surgical, Laryngeal, and Neural Electrophysiologic Data. Laryngoscope, 128:S1-S17, 2018.

Medical Subject Headings

Humans; Intraoperative Complications; Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring; Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve; Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Injuries; Thyroid Gland; Thyroidectomy; Vocal Cord Paralysis

PubMed ID

30289983

Volume

128 Suppl 3

First Page

S1

Last Page

S17

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