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ICG in ENT surgery

The use of fluorescence imaging is well established in the medical sphere, forming an essential arm of medical diagnostics with liver function, ophthalmic angiography, and assessment in cell biology with fluorescence microscopy. Fluorescence imaging in surgery, however, is an evolving...

ENT clinics – 50 years of progress…?

Cocaine in abundance, eustachian tube catheterisation, and the ever-present threat of a fire in the clinic… How have things changed in the last few decades? Retired ENT surgeon, Douglas MacMillan, tells us of his experiences starting out in the late...

The future of rhinology

Over the last few decades, rhinology has been one of the most dynamic and progressive areas of ENT. Professor Fokkens is perfectly placed to offer insight into the future possibilities that could transform our patients’ care, many of which are...

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...

Chester-gel technique

Umesh Nagalotimath and Robert Temple describe a simple and effective technique for enhancing vision during endosheath use for flexible nasendoscopy. Endosheaths are used to complement the cleaning of flexible scopes. The advantages are time saving for clinicians as this reduces...

Mastoid surgery for cholesteatoma

Landmark Paper: Toner JG, Smyth GDL. Surgical Treatment of Cholesteatoma: a comparison of three techniques. Am J Otol 1990;11(4):247-9. Canal wall up or canal wall down? Chris Aldren discusses the landmark paper that attempted to provide a definitive answer for...

Sylvester O’Halloran Perioperative Symposium 2024

Co-chair Andrew Dias with best poster winner Nyamateja Kaare. Lisa O’Byrne, ST5 Otolaryngology, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. The annual Sylvester O’Halloran Perioperative Symposium, first held in 1992, has evolved to include all surgical specialties as well as many...

IFOS 2023

In our two-part coverage of IFOS 2023, Andrew McCombe writes about the ENT line-up and Mohammad Sabir reports on the audiology programme. Having lived and worked in Dubai for seven years , I should have got the hang of the...

Medway Medical Fayres

For the last five years, Professor Rahul Kanegaonkar has been running Medway Medical Fayres for children in Kent, UK. Free to attend, the fayres take place at Medway Campus of Canterbury Christ Church University and allow 12–13-year-olds from less affluent backgrounds to experience a breadth of medical specialties.

What is Transnasal Humidified Rapid-Insufflation Ventilatory Exchange (THRIVE)?

THRIVE is a physiological mechanism for oxygenating and ventilating patients who are under general anaesthesia and who have diminished or absent respiratory effort [1]. Classical ventilation requires bulk flow of gases into and out of the lungs driven by chest...

OBITUARY: Dr David Pothier

David Pothier passed away on July 27, 2018 in the early hours of the morning following a struggle with recurrent brain cancer. His passing extinguished a brilliant light, the likes of which few of us will witness in our lifetime....

Endoscopic airway interventions in children

Open surgery for paediatric airway pathologies such as subglottic stenosis was hailed as revolutionary when many of today’s paediatric ORL specialists were in training. Equipment, facilities and training has moved on and the high-quality optics in modern endoscopes, coupled with...