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Researchers develop technique to monitor laryngeal and vagus nerves in surgery

23:50 EDT 1 Jul 2017 | Medical Xpress

In a first-of-its-kind study, Mount Sinai researchers have discovered a novel technique to monitor laryngeal and vagus nerve function while patients are under anesthesia during otolaryngology and neurosurgery procedures. The findings, published in the July 2017 issue of Clinical Neurophysiology and featured on the cover, could save patients from vocal paralysis, maintain their swallowing function, and transform the way doctors perform surgeries.

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