Jayesh Doshi

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The proximity of the paranasal sinuses to important anatomical structures creates the potential for serious complications following endoscopic sinus surgery. Over recent years, navigational systems have been developed and are increasingly being used by some centres. We summarise the history and principles of navigational sinus surgery, review the medical(More)
Rhinitis medicamentosa (RM) is a drug induced non-allergic rhinitis associated with prolonged use of topical nasal decongestants. This review discusses the nasal mucosa microcirculation, basic pharmacology of topical decongestants and the theories of the pathophysiology of RM. Diagnostic problems are discussed in addition to the current opinion on how to(More)
Repeated episodes of acute idiopathic facial paralysis present both a diagnostic and a management dilemma. We discuss these issues with reference to four adult cases managed between 1999 and 2008, thus adding to the sparse literature on this subject. For such cases, our unit performs decompression of geniculate, labyrinthine and meatal segments of the(More)
INTRODUCTION Due to the 'modernizing medical careers' changes, doctors with a firm career intention will be able to enter a speciality-specific training programme after their foundation years. MATERIALS AND METHODS A questionnaire was emailed to all 204 final year medical students at Newcastle Medical School asking about their ENT undergraduate experience(More)
Diffusion-weighted (DW) MRI has recently increasingly gained popularity in the diagnosis of post-operative cholesteatoma. The aim of this study is to prospectively evaluate the usefulness of echo-planar imaging (EPI) for the diagnosis of residual cholesteatoma. Fifty patients underwent DW-EPI before surgery. Fifteen patients had a scan before their first(More)
Grisel syndrome is a rare condition characterised by atlanto-axial subluxation following an inflammatory process in the head and neck region. It occurs more commonly in children and usually presents with cervical pain and torticollis, in addition to symptoms of the primary infection. We present the case of an asymptomatic 78-year-old man who was(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)