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Intra-operative monitoring of vagal nerve activity with wire electrodes

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A monitoring system for tracking the electromyogram (EMG) of the vocal cords with wire electrodes embedded in an endotracheal tube was designed to identify the recurrent laryngeal nerve during thyroidectomy. Our recent experience in two cases suggests that vagal nerve activity can be correctly detected by recording of the EMG of the vocal cords using a special endotracheal tube embedded with wire electrodes.
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Keywords: craniotomy; electrodes; electromyogram; endotracheal tube; monitoring; vagal nerve

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Department of Anesthesiology and Medical Crisis Management, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya, Japan

Publication date: 2006-11-01

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