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Technology in the time of COVID

The COVID-19 crisis has impacted how ENT care is delivered. Amongst the significant upheaval, it has also been a time of great innovation and several opportunities have emerged to address longstanding issues in both the delivery of care and organisation of services.

Matthew Yung and Chris Raine Travelling Scholarship to Little Rock, USA

Report by: Emma Stapleton, Consultant Otolaryngologist and Skull Base Surgeon, Manchester Royal Infirmary and Salford Royal Hospital, UK I was delighted to be awarded one of the 2019 Matthew Yung and Chris Raine Travelling Scholarships, to visit John Dornhoffer in...

Update on orbital complication of acute sinusitus

This study aims to illustrate the Graz experience. The study is retrospective, 53 patients with orbital complication of sinusitis were examined / confirmed by a University Hospital from 2000 to 2011. Thirty-seven underwent surgery, seven of which experienced a recurrence....

OBITUARY: David Moffat (1948-2020)

David Moffat, one of the leading Otologists of his generation, died on 18 March in Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, the hospital to which he had devoted his professional life. Having survived cancer of the prostate, he succumbed to a second...

Emergency-safe ENT — Simulation-based course

Report By: Christopher Williams, 5th Year Medical Student, University of Cambridge On 2 March 2019, 30 medical students and foundation doctors gathered at the Norwich and Norfolk University Hospital for a non-profit ENT emergencies course offering a combination of short...

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...

30th Annual Meeting of the Japan Otological Society

By Yuka Morita, MD PhD, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan. The 30th Annual Meeting of the Japan Otological Society (JOS) was held from 11-14 November 2020 in Kitakyushu under the guidance of Prof Hiroshi...

Symptom Oriented Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery – Three Volume Set

Symptom Oriented Otolaryngology is a three-volume set covering an extensive range of symptoms in otorhinolaryngology, head and neck surgery. The editorial team of Randal Morton, Zahoor Ahmad and Malcolm Giles from New Zealand, have been supported by an illustrious team...

Can smaller cancer centres deliver high quality care for patients with laryngeal cancer?

There is a continuing conflict between treating patients as close to their homes as possible and centralising specialised services, taking into consideration the critical mass and the multi-disciplinary expertise available. This is a report of outcomes in the treatment of...

The continued evolution of surgical techniques for bone anchored hearing devices

This paper is not the first, and is unlikely to be the last, to look at a variation on the current technique for inserting the percutaneous titanium bone-anchored component of a bone conduction hearing device. In less than a decade,...

Assessment of viral aetiology in the formation of nasal polyps

The exact aetiology of nasal polyposis is not yet established although it is believed that allergic, infectious, mechanical, immunological and biochemical factors may be involved. Using the technique of polymerase chain reaction, this study assesses the role of human adenovirus,...

What causes delays in head and neck cancer treatment?

This article identifies which factors are responsible for delays in cancer management by a retrospective case-control series study, statistically comparing two groups, each of 50 patients, one receiving timely treatment and the other breaching set targets. It was observed that...