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Novel wax solvent

This paper describes an open label, prospective study undertaken by the authors to demonstrate the safety and efficacy of a novel topical wax solvent. This new product has a dual action using a bicarbonate system to disrupt the esters and...

Aural Care Course: Wax removal using microsuction

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy and flap reconstruction: does it help?

This is a multicentresite retrospective review from four clinics in the USA on patients who received radical debridement and free flap reconstruction for osteoradionecrosis (ORN) between 1 Jan 1995 and 30 June 2011. Patients were stratified divided based on having...

Promising surgical technique for pulsatile tinnitus caused by sigmoid sinus dehiscence?

Pulsatile tinnitus (PT) can be caused by sigmoid sinus dehiscence (SSD). The authors report the results of 17 patients who underwent sandwich surgical technique for sigmoid sinus (SS) wall reconstruction for the treatment of pulsatile tinnitus caused by sigmoid sinus...

Microvascular free flap failures – looking beyond surgical technique

Microvascular free flaps are commonly used in reconstruction for head and neck defects. Failures of these flaps, however, are associated with a significant morbidity and mortality. Flap failures within the first 72 hours are commonly attributed to technical failure of...

Special Olympics Stirling 2018

Report by Pierre Chan, Business Development Manager at PATH Medical GmbH. Special Olympics GB is the largest charity providing sporting opportunities for people with intellectual (learning) disabilities in Great Britain. The 40th anniversary games were hosted by Special Olympics Scotland...

ENT clinics – 50 years of progress…?

Cocaine in abundance, eustachian tube catheterisation, and the ever-present threat of a fire in the clinic… How have things changed in the last few decades? Retired ENT surgeon, Douglas MacMillan, tells us of his experiences starting out in the late...

In conversation with Professor Bill Gibson: When a Padawan meets his master again

“It was a privilege to have conducted an interview with Professor Gibson, my mentor and teacher, during the six months I was the Graham Fraser Foundation (GFF) Fellow in Sydney in 2005. Twelve years later, I am absolutely delighted to...

Cambodian otology service – a fellowship with a difference

Cambodia is a country of 15 million people, still recovering from a chequered past. In the 1970s, under the Khmer Rouge, most of the medical profession, together with the rest of the educated population, was executed – the fortunate few...

BSO (British Society of Otology) Scandinavian Meeting

Report by Eishaan Kamta Bhargava, Specialist Registrar, Peterborough City Hospital, Peterborough, UK. The biennial meeting of British and Scandinavian otologists was hosted at the Avon Gorge Hotel, arguably the most scenic venue in the multicultural university city of Bristol. The...

Diagnosing persistent postural-perceptual dizziness (PPPD)

The authors, part of an influential committee of experts of the Bárány Society, proposed this consensus document after reviewing 30 years of research on phobic postural vertigo, space-motion discomfort, visual vertigo, and chronic subjective dizziness. They also reviewed interesting historical...

The hearScope

A revolutionary new otoscope is using artificial intelligence to dramatically improve access to ear and hearing care in South African outreach communities. Carolina Leal, spoke to Professor De Wet Swanepoel of the University of Pretoria about how his team developed...