Anatomy Research International / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Morphology and Functional Anatomy of the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve with Extralaryngeal Terminal Bifurcation

Table 3

Functional anatomy of posterior branches based on sound signal of motor activity.

Posterior branches of bifurcated RLNsBifid NaRSignal positive (motor activity)Signal negative (sensitive branch)

Right RLNs posterior branches183 (16.7)15 (83.3)
Left RLNs posterior branches281 (3.6)27 (96.4)

Total posterior branches 464 (8.7)42 (91.3)

NaR: nerve at risk.

Article of the Year Award: Outstanding research contributions of 2020, as selected by our Chief Editors. Read the winning articles.