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What’s new in laryngology: the next 10 years!

At a time of unprecedented technological advances, Taran Tatla and Jonathan Fishman gaze into the laryngological crystal ball… Introduction The recent explosion in science, technology and innovation takes us into a new era, with the opportunity and capability to transform...

Essentials of Modern Hearing Aids - Selection, Fitting, Verification

In the preface to this book, the authors state that the purpose of the book is to take “a student through the entire hearing aid process from beginning to end in a logical and clinically applicable manner”. The book eschews...

hearX Group technology featured by BBC Africa

Recent studies show that one in every five people may suffer from hearing loss. It is estimated that by 2050, one in every ten people will have disabling hearing loss.

JAMA Network Reader

Accessing content from The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and its nine specialty journals (including JAMA Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery) has now become a bit easier, thanks to an app designed for viewing JAMA articles on...

PuroPro headphones review

The PuroPro is the latest product from Puro Sound Labs, a family-run business focusing on high quality, sound limiting headphones. For this family business, it’s personal. The company founder’s son has a noise-induced hearing loss attributed to headphone use. With...

Alternative listening devices: reaching the places hearing aids don’t

The stigma surrounding hearing aids means that many people who would benefit from wearing them are put off from doing so. Alternative listening devices could provide the solution to this. David Maidment discusses these devices, their effectiveness and the impact...

Music and Hearing Aids: A clinical approach

Given Marshall Chasin’s international reputation in the field of music and hearing aids, this book will come with high expectations. As an often-challenging clinical scenario for practising audiologists, and with no other dedicated books on the market, this text has...

Sanibel Supply® introduces the EARturtle™

On September 1, Sanibel Supply® introduced a new earphone for auditory brainstem response (ABR) testing in infants; the EARturtle™.

Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters, Third Edition

This newly revised two-volume book is the most comprehensive rhinoplasty book that I have come across for both primary and revision nasal surgery. It is written by recognised pioneers in the field of rhinoplasty surgery and in its third edition...

The process of medical innovation

You’ve got an amazing idea for a new device. It is going to change how your speciality of surgery is practised. It will lead to better operative results and lower risks to patients – that’s amazing, can I see it?...

MicroREC Optical System

The MicroREC is a product by Custom Surgical, a German medtech company, and works as an attachment for an operating microscope to enable procedures to be viewed and recorded on a smartphone. It’s advertised as a device used in ENT,...

In conversation with De Wet Swanepoel, President of the International Society of Audiology

Gareth Smith caught up with the new President of the International Society of Audiology, De Wet Swanepoel, about the aims of the society, the upcoming World Congress of Audiology and the current state of hearing healthcare in Africa. De Wet...