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BACO 2015: Meet the Key Brits

The triennial BACO is always a feast of academic and social activity – and BACO 2015 promises to be as busy as ever. We hear from three of the key British speakers who are making big contributions to this year’s...

Salivary gland blues…

Intravenous methylene blue is a well-described method to assist in intraoperative localisation of parathyroid glands. The technique does come with challenges as anybody will know who has had to run adjacent to a theatre-bound trolley to ensure that the infusion...

World Congress on Thyroid Cancer 2023

Following the pandemic, this will be the first in-person World Congress on Thyroid Cancer (WCTC) since Rome 2019. There will be an exceptional programme of education with thyroid professionals from around the globe. We will discuss the latest surgical technologies,...

Clinicopathological features of follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma

The follicular variant (FV) of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is characterised by the presence of nuclear features of PTC together with a follicular growth pattern. It is currently reported to make up 11.8% to 53.3% of all PTC cases. It...

In conversation with Shusheng Gong and Shahed Quraishi on ENT Masterclass<sup>®</sup> China

ENT Masterclass® China was a landmark event that brought an international training resource to Beijing. Profs Shusheng Gong and Shahed Quraishi discuss the organisation of this event, the training pathway in China, and the setup of a typical ENT academic...

The Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery session at the 2019 RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) Charter Day

Collaboration- How can we help? Report by: Nash Patil- ENT Consultant/Sligo, Michael Fitzsimmons- CST Trainee/Dublin. Collaboration was the theme of the Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery session at this year’s Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) Charter Day held...

ENT Masterclass® Bahrain

Report by: Dr Hiba Alreefy, Consultant ENT Surgeon, King Hamad University Hospital, Bahrain The pearl of the Arabian Gulf, Bahrain, hosted the ENT Masterclass® on Feb 14 2019 at The King Hamad University Hospital at the King Hamad University Hospital...

Is OTO in Your Future?

By Meher Rakkar, MS1, Class of 2024, University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix City, Phoenix, AZ, USA. The American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery recently hosted a virtual student forum entitled Is OTO in Your Future? Introducing...

Voice after posterior cordotomy: we think voice is bad, patients think it’s better!

Bilateral vocal fold immobility (BVFI) is a condition that can affect voice with an impact on quality of life (QOL). Surgical trauma from damage to bilateral recurrent laryngeal nerves, such as from previous thyroid, parathyroid, or mediastinal surgery are common...

IOS 2019: 60th Annual Meeting of the Irish Otorhinolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery Society

Report by: Michael Walsh, ENT Spr1, ORL-HNS Department, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. The 60th Annual Irish Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Heck Meeting took place in the surroundings of Lyrath Estate in county Kilkenny, on the 10-11 October 2019. The conference commenced...

Lessons learned from running a national thyroid surgery registry

The UK Registry of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgery is now yielding the rewards of meticulous data collection and years of hard work. David Scott-Coombes discusses the advantages and the unintended consequences of their success. The British Association of Endocrine and...

Progress of head and neck surgery in China over the last 20 years

Although China was late to establish head and neck surgery in comparison to other areas of oncological surgery, with the persistent hard work of head and neck surgeons nationally, it has progressed significantly during the last two decades. Yueying Ma...