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Triple semicircular canal occlusion and Meniere’s disease: a rising alternative treatment?

Patients with dizziness form a large part of the workload for ENT surgeons. In the overwhelming majority of cases, management will be medical and successful. However, occasionally some patients present a challenge when they have not responded to conventional treatments....

Neuromod launches Lenire tinnitus treatment device to tinnitus sufferers in the UK

Neuromod Devices has launched its Lenire tinnitus treatment device in the United Kingdom, where it is estimated that seven million people suffer from tinnitus.

Skull Base Cancer Imaging: The Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

This book was written to enhance knowledge of imaging, diagnosis, and treatment planning in skull base pathologies. It is broadly divided into anterior cranial fossae, nasal cavity, sellar and clival region, and CP angle. It is written in a manner...

The laryngeal microdebrider – a useful adjunct in the surgical treatment of Reinke’s oedema?

The surgical treatment of Reinke’s oedema traditionally involves a cold steel incision placed in the lateral aspect of the vocal fold with aspiration of the characteristic gelatinous contents. In this paper, the authors compare voice outcomes in patients treated with...

First UK hypoglossal nerve stimulation implant in the treatment for moderate to severe OSA

Obstructive sleep apnoea has been treated in many different ways over the years. We hear from Yakubu Karagama about one of the latest surgical developments. Introduction Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is by far the most common sleep disorder, affecting all...

Role of intratympanic corticosteroid for treatment of Bell’s palsy and Ramsay Hunt syndrome

Acute peripheral facial palsy occurs annually in 30 in 1,000,000 individuals in the general population. Bell’s palsy and Ramsay Hunt syndrome account for about 70% of cases of peripheral facial palsy. They are believed to be caused by viral reactivation...

Treatment options for vestibular neuritis: systematic review and meta-analysis

Vestibular neuritis (VN) is the third most common cause of peripheral vertigo. VN has been postulated to have viral aetiology and historically it was treated with steroids, until 2011 when a Cochrane review demonstrated lack of robust evidence behind this...

Does salvage treatment in sudden sensorineural hearing loss work?

Many treatment strategies for sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL) have been discussed, but the high spontaneous recovery rate (32-65%) of idiopathic SSNHL and differing treatment guidelines make comparing outcomes difficult. Systemic steroids are the most common first-line therapy with significant...

Treatment of internal carotid artery blowout with embolisation and bypass grafting (nasopharyngeal carcinoma)

Carotid artery blowout syndrome (CBS) occurs when there is rupture of the carotid artery causing massive epistaxis and bleeding through the oral cavity caused by tumour invasion, surgery, radiotherapy, or infection. This article proposes a revascularisation strategy for internal carotid...

A psychophysical perspective on single-sided deafness and its treatment by cochlear implants

Bob Carlyon gives us a psychophysical perspective on the hearing benefits that can and cannot be achieved for patients with single-sided deafness with a cochlear implant, and discusses some of the challenges in maximising the effectiveness of the treatment. He...

Quick & Painless Treatment with Sterile Single-use Clearway Suction Handle

Ideal for use in A&E, ENT, and Audiology treatment rooms, DTR Medical’s Clearway Suction Handle has a soft malleable suctioning cap that effectively latches onto the surface of uneven objects and removes them, such as foreign bodies and plugs of dead skin and wax.

Color Atlas of Oral Diseases: Diagnosis and Treatment – 4th edition

This is an excellent reference book in oral medicine which is clearly written by someone who has great experience, knowledge and passion in this field. The book is set out in a clear, concise and systematic manner where each condition...