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Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery: Rapid Clinical and Board Review

This is a book written by a group of ENT surgeons from the Mayo Clinic, and a plastic surgeon from Colorado, and is aimed at US residents throughout their training, in particular in preparation for their board exams. As such,...

ENT in this issue...Women in Leadership

Sujana S Chandrasekhar, MD, Past President, AAO-HNS/F; Secretary-Treasurer, American Otological Society; Consulting Editor, Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America; Recipient, AAO-HNS WIO Helen Krause Trailblazer Award and AMA Physician Mentor Recognition Award. Emma Stapleton Consultant Otolaryngologist, Cochlear Implant and Skull Base...

World Report on Hearing webinar series

World Health Organization presented a webinar focusing on ‘Task sharing for ear and hearing care (EHC) in times of COVID and beyond’ as part of the ongoing World Report on Hearing webinar series. The webinar was conducted in two sessions...

Cochlear implantation in the developing world: perspectives from the Indian subcontinent

Cochlear implants are an expensive technology, yet profound hearing loss is far from a developed-world phenomenon. On the contrary, incidences of both congenital and acquired hearing losses are high in the developing world. This article explains how an initiative in...

Long-term outcomes of children and young people with cochlear implants

Introduction Profound childhood hearing loss has a huge impact on early communication skills, the acquisition of spoken language, and hence on educational attainments and employment prospects. Over the centuries, educators of the deaf attempted to overcome the challenge by using...

The effects of hormonal changes across menstrual cycle on high frequency auditory thresholds

Physiological changes during the menstrual cycle are well documented; do these changes extend to the auditory system? Lalsa Shilpa Perepa and Rewa Indurkar delve into the literature to find the evidence. Menstrual cycle refers to a series of changes that...

EAFPS 2020

By Irina Garlea-Robu, ENT Specialty Doctor, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust, UK. In unprecedented times, the 43rd annual conference of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (EAFPS) became the world’s first entirely virtual conference dedicated...

Systemic agents in thyroid cancer

For those patients who have disseminated or unresectable thyroid cancer, Dr Arabella Hunt and Dr Kate Newbold review systemic treatments, their differences, toxicities and outcomes. Thyroid cancer is the most common endocrine malignancy. It is subdivided into differentiated (papillary, follicular...

Find Your Quiet Place challenge

SoundPrint is a crowdsourcing app that does two things. First, it enables users to measure noise levels in public places to check the venue is safe and comfortable for hearing. Second, it provides a database of over 130,000 venues to...

The Paediatric Audiology Twilight Lectures Apr 21

The Paediatric Twilight lectures, organised by the Children & Young People's Audiology Centre (CYPAC) at Guys and St Thomas' Hospital, comprised a series of four lectures relating to paediatric audiology. The lectures covered a range of topics including Family Centred...

Medical-Legal Evaluation of Hearing Loss

Robert Dobie is a highly experienced and respected international authority in the field of medical-legal assessment in the context of noise induced hearing loss. This book has been written for a broad audience, including otolaryngologists, audiologists and members of the...

Founding of International Association of TransVoice Surgeons

World renowned laryngologists and voice surgeons have joined forces to improve the quality of voice care for the transgender community.