David McGahey

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OBJECTIVES The goal of the study was to compare the spontaneous healing rate for traumatic perforation of the tympanic membrane sustained in the Omagh bomb disaster with that of previous reports in the literature. DESIGN AND SETTING A retrospective study was conducted at Tyrone County Hospital, Northern Ireland, 2 years after the incident. PARTICIPANTS(More)
INTRODUCTION Oral ulceration has many causes and is a common presenting symptom in otolaryngology. CASE REPORT This article presents an unusual case of dual pathology oral ulceration in an elderly patient. Oral malignancy was initially suspected, but the history, examination and investigation showed that the oral ulceration was caused by actinomycosis(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the frequency of use of irrigation amongst head and neck surgeons in the U.K. and Ireland, the range of fluids in use; to identify differences in practice in benign and malignant surgery, and ascertain common theories about irrigation, wound infection and tumour recurrence. METHOD A postal survey of 695 members of the B.A.O.L. Head(More)
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