K. T. V. Reddy

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Otolaryngology is one of the surgical specialities employing high-powered instruments and this study was designed in order to establish whether sound levels at work conform to HSE guidelines. No study to date has measured intra-operative noise levels in ENT operation theatres. A prospective observational study was therefore performed. Sound levels were(More)
Patients seek surgery for snoring, essentially for the sake of their partners. Few studies have looked into the long-term results from this angle. We herein report the findings of a study of partner satisfaction, following laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty (LAUP) and uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UVPP). This was a questionnaire-based survey, with a minimum(More)
Rehabilitation of voice and speech after laryngectomy with valve prosthesis has become a well-established practice in recent years. The formation of tracheo-oesophageal fistula (TOF) and the subsequent management of the patient with a voice prosthesis can be associated with a number of problems and complications. We report a new technique of the use of(More)
In this paper the compact ultra wideband (UWB) antenna with band notch function is proposed. The proposed antenna is a monopole antenna, it has symmetrical sector cut on both sides at the top of monopole structure. The band stop functionality is introduced by a inverted U-shaped slots on the monopole to prevent interference in WLAN (5.2GHz and 5.8GHz)(More)
There has been a steady growth in the volume and range of nurse led services in ENT practise in the UK. There was very little consistency in the titles of the nurses providing nurse led services but those nurses working in advanced practice roles now require courses, diplomas, degrees and study days related to ENT. Locally or nationally agreed practice(More)
With advancement in technology and also increase in consumer requirements, mobile phones are no longer just a mere communication tool. More and more applications are embedded onto the mobile phones nowadays. Here we introduce a novel technique for handheld mobile devices which enables the user interface to be controlled by the motion of the user's hand. A(More)
The aim of this study was to find out whether there is a consensus of opinion among healthcare providers and different sections of the public on the relative prioritization of common otolaryngological conditions for outpatient consultations and inpatient treatment. ENT consultants, general practitioners, administrators, NHS employees, non-ENT patients and(More)