A prospective randomized controlled trial of the laryngeal mask airway versus the endotracheal intubation in the thyroid surgery: evaluation of postoperative voice, and laryngopharyngeal symptom. World J Surg 2015; 39: 1713-1720.

Published: 5th January 2016

Authors: Chun B-Y, Bae J-S, Lee S-H, Joo J, Kim E-S, Sun D-I et al. et al.


The voice was measurably affected in both groups, but worse in the endotracheal intubation group for 48h in this study that included 64 procedures.

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