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Clinical leadership and management: developing world ENT

I have been asked to share some of the initiatives I have been involved with to address ENT-related challenges in Africa and the developing world. Developing countries constitute the majority of the world’s landmass (Figure 1), are home to >50%...

The role, aims and organisation of the 2017 IFOS World Congress

IFOS is a truly international organisation – indeed, its rules state that the Executive Committee must have representation from every continent. IFOS President, Chong Sun Kim, tells us more. Dear friends and colleagues, I am very pleased to welcome all...

In conversation with Robin Youngs

Members of ENT UK (The British Association of Otolaryngologists and Head and Neck Surgeons) have a long tradition of humanitarian work in countries in Africa and Asia (see article with Professor Davis Howard in previous issue for example). The ENT...

Audiology in this issue...The Weird World of Science

Gareth Smith, Consultant Clinical Scientist (Audiology), Southend University Hospital, UK. E: Gareth.Smith@southend.nhs.uk Twitter: @garethlsmith In this edition, I’ve taken rather an editor’s privilege in exploring outside of our mainstays in audiology and widened the field to consider acoustics more widely...

Acoustic shock: definitions and clinical aspects

Acoustic shock, a previously little-known and poorly understood clinical entity, came to the public’s attention in 2019 due to a high-profile legal case of a musician at the Royal Opera House. In this fascinating article, Andrew Parker and William Parker...

10th Annual International Surgical Sleep Society Meeting

Report by: Vik Veer, Royal National Throat, Nose & Ear Hospital and Queens Hospital The 10th International Surgical Sleep Society Meeting was held on 10-11 May 2019 at New York Marriott Marquis, USA. Overlooking the boisterous Times Square and it’s...

The anatomy and actual number of branches of the sphenopalatine artery: surgical implications

Endoscopic sphenopalatine artery ligation or cauterisation is nowadays the main treatment for epistaxis unresponsive to medical therapy. However, on review of the literature, there appears to be confusion relating to the anatomical nomenclature of the sphenopalatine artery branches and more...

In conversation with Paul Lamb

Paul Lamb recently joined a team undertaking a hearing care mission to Armenia with the Starkey Hearing Foundation. Paul took time to discuss the aims and achievements of these missions through his personal experiences with the foundation. Paul Lamb. The...

Sivantos and Widex merge

EQT funds, owners of Sivantos Pte. Ltd. ('Sivantos'), and the Tøpholm and Westermann families, owners of Widex A/S ('Widex'), announced that they have agreed terms to merge the two companies. The strategic merger of equals will create a global hearing...

Where in the world

ENT & Audiology Magazine travelled all over the World, from USA to Vietnam, from the UK to South Africa, and was in the very centre of Europe recently.

5th World Congress on Cochlear Implants in Emerging Countries

Report by: Dr Sumit Mrig, New Delhi, India and Professor Hesham Negm, Cairo University, Egypt. After a successful 4th World Congress in the city of Cape Town, South Africa, the venue for the 5th World Congress of Cochlear Implants in...

Shifting paradigms – how a visionary can change a specialty

The Tarabichi-Stammberger Ear and Sinus Institute came about because of a close working relationship and friendship between two senior figures in the specialty. Professor Muaaz Tarabichi tells us the story. My first meeting with Heinz Stammberger was in 1988 in...