Ann Louise McDermott

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INTRODUCTION Previous research demonstrates that patients seek high-quality information on the World Wide Web, especially in rare conditions such as microtia. Social media has overtaken other sources of patient information but quality remains untested. This study quantifies the quality of information for patients with Microtia on social media compared with(More)
INTRODUCTION Recent studies have reported a high success rate of pediatric myringoplasty, but their definition of success and length of follow-up vary widely. Authors debate whether the success of a pediatric myringoplasty should be defined purely by an intact tympanic membrane or should analysis of middle ear health and audiometric data also be included.(More)
OBJECTIVE Over recent years, there have been a significant number of publications reporting evolving bone anchored hearing device (BAHD) indications and modifications in surgical techniques. We aim to present a review of recent trends in paediatric BAHD surgery and also discuss alternative treatment options available. METHODS All papers referring to(More)
OBJECTIVE Recent developments in bone conduction hearing systems have seen the introduction of transcutaneous devices comprising of magnetic components. Our aim was to identify the number of children implanted with a traditional, non-magnetic percutaneous bone anchored hearing implant (BAHI) who would not have been eligible for a transcutaneous implant(More)
The standard current treatment of an otogenic brain abscess is drainage via neurosurgical burr hole or complete excision, followed by an otological procedure to eradicate the primary pathology – often at a later date. We describe the drainage of otogenic brain abscess via a transtemporal approach. We present a retrospective study of six cases, five children(More)
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