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BACO – the early years

The origins of the British Academic Conference in Otolaryngology (BACO) are indelibly intertwined in the mists of time with the foundation of the British Association of Otolaryngology (BAO). For further information on the latter I can only refer the interested...

WHO World Hearing Day 2021

By Robin Youngs, MD FRCS, Honorary Associate Professor, International Centre for Evidence in Disability, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Celebrated every year on 3 March, World Hearing Day (WHD) raises awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing...

Simulation and otologic surgery

Ensuring adequate exposure and developing surgical skills for trainees has been an ongoing challenge. In this article, the authors reviewed the role of simulation and its role in developing skills in otologic surgery for trainees. Virtual-reality (VR) simulation models have...

Impact of delaying otologic surgery

In this Belgian study, the authors looked at the impact of delaying otologic surgery by sending an online survey to 44 adult patients diagnosed with benign ear pathology whose surgery was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The questionnaire was...

Immunotherapy – could it be cheaper?

Immunotherapy is the only treatment for allergy to alter the disease course. Limited data exist on direct and indirect costs of subcutaneous (SCIT) and sublingual (SLIT) immunotherapy in America. This article assesses the cost effectiveness worldwide of the two immunotherapies....

Allergy and the ear

Allergic disease is commonly associated with asthma, eczema and rhinosinusitis. The authors reviewed possible associations between allergy and otologic diseases. The authors first explored the possible association between allergy with otitis media with effusion (OME) and found the majority of...

A Treatise on Otosclerosis and its Treatment

Rinze Tange and I were co-authors for the otosclerosis chapters of both the seventh and eighth editions of Scott-Brown’s Otorhinolaryngology which he references in his book. It was particularly exciting therefore to receive this beautiful 363-page treatise on all that...

Management of the ear in cleft lip and palate

The management of patients with cleft lip and palate includes a focus on effective speech and language function. Poor eustachian tube function and middle ear dysfunction mean over 90% of children suffer from otitis media with effusion. This article provides...

Speech audiometry tests in elderly patients with mild cognitive impairment

This paper caught my eye because, with our ageing population, mild cognitive impairment and dementia are a major, growing problem. We know that ageing causes a multitude of medical and social issues. So it seems wise to investigate the effects...

To endo or to micro, that is the question: the musculoskeletal paradigm

Endoscopic ear surgery is a newer concept compared with the microscopic one. Both could lead to musculoskeletal pain due to the long static posture of surgeons during otologic procedures. The authors conducted a study on eight otolaryngologists, four attendings and...

Sanitisation of audiometric booths

As hearing healthcare professionals resume activities, the Italian sound booth company, Puma, has provided information regarding the sanitisation of their product range.

Soluvos Medical ­­– official partner for COOK OHNS in BeNeLux

Soluvos Medical is proud to be an official partner for COOK OHNS in the BeNeLux region, as of 1 February 2022, for the COOK OHNS product line: Sialendoscopy, Biodesign Otologic repair, Doppler Blood Flow Monitor, Biodesign Dural repair.