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The effect of sleep deprivation on auditory processing

This article caught my eye for personal and professional reasons. As a full time ENT trainee working 24-hour on-calls, I also have young children who have never slept through the night and don’t respect weekends or days off. My FRCS...

Social representation of hearing loss in different countries

The social representation of different phenomena has generated strong interest among researchers recently. The social representation of ‘hearing loss’ is different in different countries such as India, Iran, Portugal, and the UK, as was evidenced in previous research. This study...

Malignant lesions and reconstruction of the pinna

External ear reconstruction can be challenging. Baskaran Ranganathan and Amr Abdelhamid describe how careful assessment, planning and surgery following the subunit principles and reconstructive ladder will ultimately lead to good aesthetic outcomes with restored form and function. The external ear,...

Ultramarathons, frostbite and running with wolves

“I could just keep going when most sane people would stop”- the secret to success in head and neck surgery? In August 2015 I crossed the finish line of La Ultra - The High. A small camp of tents and...

#BecauseIhearIlive – an international message from Smiling Crocodile

There are 34 million children worldwide afflicted by disabling hearing loss, 60% of whom are suffering from hearing loss due to preventable causes [1]. This article is an account of the Smiling Crocodile Charity, founded in 2009 by Dagmar Herrmannová,...

Nuclear heads – and necks

Imaging of the extra-cranial head and neck is challenging due to the anatomic complexity of the region. CT, MRI and ultrasonography (US) are amongst the most frequently utilised radiological modalities in head and neck imaging but do not always provide...

Establishing a hearing service and ear hospital in Nepal: the Ear Aid Nepal experience

Following the earthquake that devastated Nepal in April 2015, the year ended on a positive note with the opening of an ENT hospital in Pokhara. Mike Smith, a UK-born ENT surgeon has been the driving force behind the conception and...

A global online fellowship in head and neck surgery and oncology

The International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies (IFHNOS) offers an online fellowship training programme for advanced trainees wishing to subspecialise in head and neck surgery and oncology. Emma Stapleton speaks with the Chairman of the Board of Directors...

ENT Masterclass® Cyber Textbook of Operative Surgery

ENT Masterclass® announces the launch of the Fifth Edition of the popular Cyber Textbook on Operative Surgery by Mr Richard Parker OBE, Chief Executive Officer, Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. This is the world’s largest ‘virtual library’ of ENT surgical videos with over 540 videos...

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....

Can we centralise cochlear implant surgery and keep most appointments close to home?

The NHS Five Year Forward View promoted seeing patients closer to home in order to provide better care, cut down on missed appointments and reduce costs. This encouraged the development of ‘hub and spoke’ models of care, but this model...

Rhinoworld Chicago 2019

Report by: Peter Doble II, MD, PhD, Trinity Ear, Nose & Throat PC RhinoWorld 2019 was held in Chicago, 6-9 June 2019. The world’s foremost rhinologists met and discussed emerging concepts, reviewed treatments and proposed concepts over a wonderful five...