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ENT bodies stand up for Ukraine

Leading ENT and audiology organisations have made a stand against Russia’s war in Ukraine.

Neurological idiopathic disease: a shared journey for NASA and medicine

Whilst Southampton can’t really be described as an extreme environment, experiments carried out in the city have certainly been taken out of this world. Robert Marchbanks discusses one of the associations between Southampton, The International Space Station and tympanic membrane...

Endoscopic middle ear surgery for cholesteatoma treatment

A critical question when any new technique is proposed is ‘does it work?’ In this article Daniele Marchioni and Davide Soloperto discuss the success rates of endoscopic ear surgery for cholesteatoma. Introduction Surgical management of cholesteatoma is still a controversial...

From the editor SepOct 2021

As the pandemic evolves, the world seems to be divided into those countries that are fortunate enough to have good vaccine coverage and, hence, are able to open up their societies; and those who do not have an adequate vaccine roll-out and are having to live with significant restrictions or high levels of prevalent disease.

When ears go bad

Whilst rare, squamous cell carcinoma is the commonest primary malignancy of the temporal bone and is discussed in this review article. This tumour frequently presents with otalgia, ottorhoea and hearing loss; less commonly, with facial palsy or parotid mass. Investigations...

Face Eyes Nose: Facial Aesthetic/Oculoplastic Surgery and Rhinoplasty Fresh Cadaver Dissection & Lecture Course

The highly renowned Face Eyes Nose conference returns to Coventry in May 2019 with the usual successful format of lectures and fresh cadaver dissections. Course Chairman, Rana Das-Gupta, with the help of Course Convenors, SK Ahmed and TK Sankar, has...

Rhinocon Pakistan 2019

Report by: Mr. Bhaskar Ram, FRCS (EDIN), FRCS ORL-HNS Rhinocon 2019 was the 2nd Rhinology conference of Pakistan and was organised by the Society of Rhinology & Endoscopic Skull base Surgery (SORESS). Professor Muhammad Mujeeb, President of SORESS, was the...

The Recurrent and Superior Laryngeal Nerves, 1st edition

Exactly 60 years after Dr William Rustad’s 47 page publication on the recurrent laryngeal nerve and thyroid surgery, Prof Gregory Randolph from Boston has edited a unique state-of–the-art review of the recurrent and laryngeal nerves for thyroid and parathyroid surgeons....

Clinical Esophagology and Transnasal Esophagoscopy

This textbook starts by giving a background to esophageal anatomy, physiology and non-invasive tests, an area that is often overlooked and not considered in detail in other texts read by ENT surgeons. Transnasal esophagoscopy is a comparatively new domain for...

Does endoscopic stapling for pharyngeal pouch supersede open repair?

Endoscopic stapling for pharyngeal pouch is generally considered to be less invasive, safe and with fewer complications, resulting in quicker recovery and a shorter hospital stay. Whether these factors hold in the long-term follow-up is the subject of this interesting...

Facial filler danger zones

Non-surgical facial rejuvenation techniques are increasing and are now undertaken by plastic, maxillofacial and ENT surgeons as well as non-surgeon technicians in the private sector. Although the technique of using fillers is less invasive than surgical options, it is not...

Epley Manoeuvre: number of times it is required and its diagnostic value

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is a common condition but if inadequately treated or wrongly diagnosed, can prolong the distressing symptoms of momentary dizziness, nausea and visual disturbances which can be due to other causes and deteriorate quality of life. Studies...