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Neurosign Expands Product Line to Monitor Laryngeal Nerve
Long a pioneer in the intraoperative nerve monitoring field, Neurosign® recently expanded its line of laryngeal electrodes with new single and dual channel surface electrodes. The electrodes are used to monitor the recurrent laryngeal and vagus nerves in head and neck surgical procedures, including thyroid and parathyroid surgeries, cranial nerve monitoring, carotid endarterectomies, and skull-base surgeries.
The single and dual channel laryngeal surface electrodes add to Neurosign’s offerings that include the lantern laryngeal electrode (LLE).
Offered through a unique partnership with Invotec International, Inc.®, the surface electrodes are similar to the LLE with their ability to be used on endotracheal (ET) tubes of various sizes. The single channel laryngeal electrodes can be applied to ET tubes ranging from 7.5 mm to 10 mm in size. The dual channel electrodes can be used with tubes from 6 mm to 8 mm.
“We know that surgeons enjoy the options to use the various ET tubes stocked for their operating rooms,” said Alix Thompson, product manager for Neurosign®. “With these cost-effective additions to the product line, surgeons have more reliable options using their stocked ET tubes to monitor the integrity of the laryngeal and vagus nerves and preserve the nerve function for patients.”
The laryngeal surface electrodes are secured to the ET tube through an adhesive coating on the back of the electrode. The single channel comes in two options for securing, a stick-on and an adhesive wrap-around electrode. The dual channel is offered as a stick-on.
All the laryngeal surface electrodes include a DIN 42802 universal connector for use with various multi-channel nerve monitors.
Unlike the LLE, the laryngeal surface electrodes do not include a return needle or grounding needle. The white return needle electrode (PN 5872-00) and green grounding needle electrode (PN 1705-00-TE) can be purchased separately in boxes of 20.
Go to our Consumables page to learn more about Neurosign’s line of laryngeal electrodes. For a price quote on the products, click “Add to Quote” on the individual product page. A representative in your region will respond.