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MDT clinics for adults with learning disabilities and hearing loss

Healthcare providers can have limitations and challenges providing optimum care for patients with intellectual disabilities. Siobhan Brennan and Susanna Goodhart highlight key professionals and carers who may be instrumental when trying to deliver good management and care along with other...

Scott-Brown’s Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 8th edition

If there’s one thing I love about a book review, it’s the unique opportunity to handle, peruse and imbibe a piece of work before it reaches the masses. There are few things more enjoyable than engaging with printer-fresh pages and...

Absorbing the hurt

In this article, taken from his blog, ENT surgeon John McGarva reminds us that while we can’t fix everything, we may still be able to help. It was a long time ago. I was a scarily young Houseman, barely 22,...

ENT UK BOARS Autumn Research Meeting 2018

Report by Marius Pezard-Snell, 4th Year Medical Student, University of Nottingham Medical School E: mpezardsnell@gmail.com It was beautiful, albeit cold day on 26 October 2018 that saw a variety of ENT surgeons, allied health professionals, students and researchers from throughout...

12th Annual TRI (Tinnitus Research Initiative) Conference

Report by: Jorge Simões, Stefan Schoisswohl, PhD students in the University of Regensburg. Taipei was the home of the 12th edition of the Tinnitus Research Initiative (TRI) conference. The event took place between 17-19 May, and united the top researchers,...

BTA (British Tinnitus Association) Annual Conference & AGM 2019

Report by: Beth-Anne Culhane, Advanced Audiologist (Hearing Therapy Team Lead) This year’s British Tinnitus Association (BTA) conference and expo event was quite possibly their best yet. The pre-conference networking event was a fantastic opportunity to engage with fellow professionals, BTA...

Improving smell outcomes after sinus surgery: impregnated dressings?

There is much we can do to improve the airway of patients with chronic sinus disease, especially those with polyps. However, the olfactory outcomes are usually disappointing and patients miss this important sensory modality, which has an effect on their...

28th Annual Conference of the Pakistan ENT Society (PSORL)

Report by Imtiaz Ather Siddiqui ENT, HNS Consultant, Chiniot Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan. Lahore, the cultural hub of the south eastern Asia region was the venue of this event. Lahore is known for its beautiful gardens and academic institutions. The Pakistan...

Brussels, a multicultural city with varied ENT practice

Brussels has a proud history in the world of ENT. Jérome Lechien, who is on the Communications Committee for the CEORL-HNS 2019 Congress, and Daniele de Siati, a member of the international Scientific Committee, give us a history lesson and...

Will it ever happen?

Audiology is a rapidly evolving field, with many exciting developments on the horizon. David Baguley identified some topics of interest, and asked some international experts ‘will it ever happen?’ Gene therapy for deafness After years of development, gene therapy for...

In conversation with Dr John Woo and Mr Derek Skinner

Dr John Woo and Mr Derek Skinner have between them an absolute wealth of experience and expertise in the fields of surgical training and specialist examinations. Here, they tell us about their involvement in surgical education, and explain some of...

Microtia and Atresia – Combined Approach by Plastic and Otologic Surgery

In this textbook Kaga and Asato, both leading experts in otology and plastic surgery respectively, present over 10 years of their experience in joint reconstructive surgery for microtia and auricular atresia, combining autologous auricular reconstruction with external auricular canaloplasty and...