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Managing CRS in pregnancy

An International team of experts from both sides of the Atlantic set out to perform a systematic review of the management of chronic rhinosinusitis in pregnancy. Despite a thorough search no scientific evidence was found that could form the basis...

74th National Congress of SEORL-CCC/XIX congreso Hispano-Luso

Alfonso Santamaría Gadea, Departamento de Otorrinolaringología, Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, Spain. The 74th edition of the Spanish Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery (SEORL-CCC) National Congress took place at the Meliá Castilla Hotel in Madrid under...

How do we manage immune deficiency-related ENT disorders

It is not unusual to come across patients with recurrent sinonasal infections, lung infections and recurrent ear infections needing regular antibiotics in the outpatient setting. Physicians need to have a high index of suspicion that patients may have immune deficiency...

Is Dymista® useful for paediatric allergic rhinitis?

Allergic rhinitis (AR) affects up to 14.6% of the paediatric population. Whilst a recent Cochrane review has considered the evidence for intranasal corticosteroids as `weak and unreliable’ in paediatric AR, this product is a novel formulation combining Fluticasone and Azelastine...

NOEENT Autumn 2021 Virtual Meeting

The North of England Otolaryngology Society welcomed over 100 attendees to the virtual Autumn Meeting, hosted by Mrs Archana Jaiswal and Miss Emma Stapleton. After an enticing introduction by the President, Mr John Frewer, the agenda for the meeting was...

BAPO Annual Meeting 2023

Arshad Zubair, ST5 Otolaryngology, North West Deanery, UK. The 2023 Annual Meeting of the British Association of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology (BAPO) attracted a packed audience to the Great Hall of BMA House, along with delegates joining in virtually. President Michelle Wyatt...

Revising pinna embryology and anatomy

This forms an introductory article for a group of papers discussing the reconstruction of the pinna. It is a succinct yet adequately detailed article that all of us, at whatever stage of our careers should endeavour to read, as it...

Biologic therapies for chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps: a new paradigm

Surgery for nasal polyposis has evolved significantly in the last 30 years, and now the medical management may be on the cusp of a revolution. Biologics using monoclonal antibodies to target specific immune pathways have introduced a paradigm shift in...

In conversation with Professor Gao Zhiqiang

Prof Zhiqiang, President of the Chinese Society of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck surgery takes us on a journey spanning over a hundred years of ENT in China: A story of an amazing achievement in a country with a population over...

Have we reached our limits in endoscopic skull base surgery?

As being an anterior skull base surgeon becomes the aspiration of many ENT trainees, Professor Nicolai gives his personal insights into the future for this exciting subspeciality. Having been directly involved in the evolution of transnasal endscopic surgery (TES) since...

Wilde and the foundations of medical epidemiology

William Wilde (father of Oscar) was renowned as an otologist, but less well known for his work in epidemiology. The bedrock of the modern discipline of public health is good data collection, and we hear from our good friend, Ray...

Finding the elusive parathyroid glands

While reading in the literature about new advances in knowledge and surgical techniques, it is often easy to lose track of the longstanding knowledge that we all acquired during our training. This is why this article on the anatomy and...