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ENT in this issue... Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology (NovDec18)

But for the clumsiness of increasing the number of letters in the acronym, ‘ENT’ would have grown to include recognition of the subspecialties of skull base surgery, facial plastic surgery and paediatric ENT surgery, of which management of ENT problems in children has seen perhaps the greatest development.

I am Malala

Tuesday 9th October, 2012 started like any other ordinary day in the life of a 15-year-old girl in Swat, Northern Pakistan. A trip to school and back with an exam in the morning. But this was not a normal day,...

XIIIth Meeting of the International Society of the History of Otorhinolaryngology

Report by John Riddington Young, retired ENT surgeon The 13th Working Meeting of the International Society of the History of Otorhinolaryngology was an outstanding success. It was held in Bad Lippspringe, right in the centre of Germany and hosted by...

BACO 2021

Early-bird registration open until 17 April! Early-bird registration is open for BACO 2020; you can register by visiting the BACO website. While there you will find all sorts of information on our competitive prices, including the fantastic deals and discounts...

Royal Society Medicine Otology Section Review 2018/19

Report by: Aileen Lambert, RSM Otology AOT Trainee Rep It has been another fascinating year of stimulating presentations at the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) Otology section meetings. A wide-reaching programme of current issues within the subspecialty was presented by...

In conversation with Nash Patil and Gerry O’Donoghue

In celebration of Nash Patil’s inauguration as President of the Irish Otolaryngology Society (IOS), we dropped by to ask him a few questions, along with Gerry O’Donoghue, BACO 2020 Master. We’re particularly pleased to hear that Nash is looking forward...

Anglo-French ENT Society Meeting

Report by John Riddington Young, North Devon, UK Another splendid weekend was spent in Normandy, shared with fellow members of the Anglo French ENT Society, and with the Société d’ORL et de Chirurgie Cervico-Faciale de Basse-Normandie. Most of the British...

Reconstruction SSIG Workshop: Minimising morbidity in maxillofacial reconstruction

British Association of Oral Surgeons (BAOMS)

IIOHNS / RCSI Study Evening in association with the RSM / JLO Travelling Tour

Report by: Richard Ben Speaker, SpR The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) opened its doors on a warm bank holiday Monday evening for this event, which was hosted by the Irish Institute of Otolaryngology, and took place in...

When should that child’s wet ear be operated on?

The team from Birmingham have provided a meta-analysis to answer the question of when to perform a type 1 tympanoplasty on chronic paediatric perforations (under 18 year olds). Forty-five studies were included which resulted in 2609 cases. Closure rate at...

The National Bone Conducting Hearing Implant Registry

Are you an otologist with an interest in implant surgery? Is your unit on the registry? If not, you’d better have a good excuse after reading this… What is the National BCHI Registry? The National Bone Conducting Hearing Implant (BCHI)...

XIIth International Society of the History of Otorhinolaryngology Meeting

Report by: John Riddington Young This group is perhaps the smallest (and most élite) to report in this magazine, but this year a record number of attenders (NB as historians and probably classically educated, we shun the Newspeak word ‘attendee’,...