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Gardasil vaccination as an adjuvant treatment for established recurrent laryngeal papillomatosis in male adults - does it stimulate an immune response?

Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) is well known to be caused by infection with the human papilloma virus (types 6 and 11). Recurrence after surgical removal is common and potentially frequent and severe. Previous research has established that many patients with...

Sugammadex

Scott Russell is an anaesthetist with an almost unrivalled experience of complex head and neck surgery, and has seen all manner of new ideas come and go. However, in this article he describes a new pharmaceutical agent that is already...

Philosophy and reality of entrepreneurship

Before you take the time to read this article, be informed that it is indeed hard to be an entrepreneur. It warrants passion, sacrifice, total commitment and willingness to spend day and night (even in your sleep) thinking and working...

Contemporary Transoral Surgery for Primary Head and Neck Surgery (Includes Companion Website) First Edition 2015.

This is a volume containing 16 chapters and indexed over 251 pages which covers the topic of transoral surgery (TOS) edited by Drs Hinni and Lott from the Mayo Clinic Arizona, Phoenix, USA. The chapters cover the topic of TOS...

Turbinate reduction in rhinoplasty patients

Rhinoplasty surgery is performed by both plastic and otorhinolaryngology surgeons using varying approaches and methods for both functional and cosmetic reasons. This plastic surgery article identified that inferior turbinate hypertrophy is often encountered during rhinoplasty surgery and a New York...

What is balloon eustachian tuboplasty (BET)?

Eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD) is the result of a combination of factors that interfere with the mucosal functional or cartilaginous structures. Failure to open the eustachian tubes can cause aural pain, pressure in the ears, muffled hearing, crackling/popping sounds in...

Lingual tonsils and obstrucive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS)

Obstructive sleep apnoea can be due to narrowing of the retrolingual space by hypertrophic lingual tonsils. The authors studied 11 patients (five males and six females with a mean age of 44.3 years and a mean BMI of 28.6). All...

The AuD at Salus University: a Capstone Experience

Here, we continue exploring audiology training routes across the world with a focus on distance learning opportunities. This article is provided by Karen Myers who completed the Doctor of Audiology (AuD) Online Bridge programme at Salus University. Completing the International...

3rd European Laryngological Live Surgery Broadcast

News from Elisabeth V Sjögren, MD PhD, General Secretary European Laryngological Society Dept of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands. The 3rd European Laryngological Live Surgery Broadcast, took place on 13 December 2017. The...

The PMFA Journal - December/January 2019 issue available

FEATURES IN THIS ISSUE: Life after medicine by Andrew Burd. / The creation of PlayDoh® models as an educational tool for teaching anatomy of the eyelid by Maria De Bono Agius, Roth M Manners, Fiona R Jazayeri, Christina V Miller and Sally M Webber. AND MUCH MORE...

The PMFA Journal - April/May 2019 issue available

FEATURES IN THIS ISSUE: Genioplasty by Natasha Berridge and Paul Johnson. / Immediate versus delayed post mastectomy breast reconstruction by Diaa Othman, Adil Khan and Mumahhad Riaz. / Laser tattoo removal by Dana Alessa and Eric F Bernstein. AND MUCH MORE...

Textbook of Laryngology

There have been dramatic advances in laryngology in recent years, reflected in a steady increase in published research and those regarding themselves as laryngologists. Published out of India, this book has brought together experts from the USA, Europe and the...