Pediatr Surg Int (2017) 33:977–980 DOI 10.1007/s00383-017-4119-y ORIGINAL ARTICLE The role of intraoperative nerve monitoring in tracheal surgery: 20-year experience with 110 cases 1 2 1 3 • • • • Sameep Kadakia Moustafa Mourad Arvind Badhey Thomas Lee 4 2 Manlio Gessaroli Yadranko Ducic Accepted: 19 June 2017 / Published online: 26 June 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract function whereas 8 (13.1%) patients in the group with Purpose To determine the utility of intraoperative nerve IONM had nerve injury. 3 patients regained function in the monitoring (IONM) during tracheal resection or slide tra- ﬁrst group while four regained function in the second. cheoplasty to prevent recurrent laryngeal nerve injury. A Fisher’s exact test was run on the entire cohort and the Methods 110 patients underwent tracheal resection or tra- difference in vocal fold injury was not found to be statis- cheoplasty between 1997 and 2016. During the ﬁrst tically signiﬁcant (p [ 0.05). 10-year period, IONM was not used while during the Conclusion Based on this single surgeon experience, there second 10-year period, IONM was used. 49 patients had may be no protective beneﬁt with the use of IONM during surgery without IONM while 61 had surgery
Pediatric Surgery International – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 26, 2017
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