RLNPRecurrent Laryngeal Nerve Palsy
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Such injury results in temporary or permanent recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy (RLNP), which manifests as hoarseness in unilateral injury or life-threatening acute airway obstruction in bilateral injury.
The baseline electrophysiologic parameters were similar to those reported in previous studies.[sup][20],[21] The safety of stimulation with 3 mA has been widely confirmed in clinical and animal experiments.[sup][3],[9],[19] In a study reported by Ulmer et al .,[sup][22] the maximal current used for stimulation was 5 mA, and no postoperative RLNP was detected.
Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Palsy (RLNP) is an important and potentially catastrophic complication of thyroid surgery.