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Treating middle ear conditions in developing countries

This month’s journal issue discussed global health in otolaryngology with this paper focusing on the management of chronic middle ear disease in the developing world. Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) is more common in developing countries. The reason for this...

Head and neck cancer deaths to cost $535 billion by 2030

More than 500,000 people across the globe will die this year from head and neck cancer, which is the sixth most common cancer in the world and comprises malignancies of the nose, mouth, throat, larynx, and neck. Assuming current trends...

IFOS activities

International collaboration is more important than ever, and we hear from Prof Milan Profant about a collaboration that grew out of the very successful IFOS meeting in Paris in 2017. IFOS has developed a new philosophy regarding how to organise...

Anatomy for Plastic Surgery of the Face, Head, and Neck

This textbook couldn’t have arrived with better timing. As an ENT trainee soon to sit the FRCS(ORL-HNS) with an interest in facial plastics, I can comfortably say this is incredibly useful to have in the library. The book should suit...

Developing an Innovation for ENT – from Idea to Market: how ‘e-i’ did it

Background endoscope-i (e-i) Ltd was incorporated into Companies House on December 3rd, 2012 following eight months of developing our first project, a simple iPhone adapter for endoscopes. Of the three founding shareholders, two are ENT surgeons and one a lecturer...

International Newsround Update March 2018

Emma Stapleton, Locum Consultant Otolaryngologist, Cochlear Implant and Skull Base Surgeon, Manchester Royal Infirmary, shares your event reports and news from around the world.

INDO-UK Head & Neck Cancer Update 2019

Report by: Dr Ruchima Dham, Senior Clinical Fellow, Madras ENT Research Foundation (MERF). The first Indo-UK Head and Neck Cancer Update was held in Chennai, India in conjunction with World Head and Neck Cancer Day. The theme of the meeting...

ENT Masterclass® Uzbekistan

Report by: Mr Fazliddin Muradov, Lewisham Hospital, London Just after midnight on 3 October 2019 there was a special group getting together at Istanbul airport. Faculty members from different parts of the world were boarding Flight 368 heading for Tashkent....

The Hearing Sciences – Second Edition

This book proved to be a very interesting read. Aimed at undergraduate students, I feel that it delivers the key concepts of the hearing sciences in a straightforward manner for this audience. The text covers all aspects of hearing sciences,...

1st World Congress of Paediatric ENT — In the 21st Century

Report by: Professor Ray Clarke, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool, UK Some 2000 delegates from 60 countries gathered in Buenos Aires in April to share their experiences and expertise in paediatric otolaryngology. Congress President, Professor Tania Sih, has long had...

World Congress on Thyroid Cancer 3.5

Report by: Mr Jonathan Bernstein, Charing Cross and St Mary’s Hospitals, London, UK Dr Luigi Volpini, Ospedale Card. G. Panico, Tricase, Italy Mr Ricard Simo, Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospitals, London, UK Following three quadrennial world congresses on thyroid cancer,...

Leeway: Reaching Beyond Expectations

Leeway is a book that takes us through an 80-year journey of one man’s determination, ambition and unbelievable achievements. Prof KJ Lee, as he is known to many today, was born in Malaya in 1940. Ahchu, ‘sweet potato’ in Malaysian,...