July 2018


By |July 5th, 2018|

Check out my presentation at BACO 2018 today!

A surgeon’s perspective on CI with attempted preservation of residual natural hearing in children & young people.


June 2018

Cochlear Implantation in children born prematurely

By |June 13th, 2018|

Check out our poster from ESPO 2018! Click on the link to read the poster: prem ci

Outcomes more variable than in children not born prematurely, with a child’s ability to learn being a crucial factor determining outcome. Parents need counselling that CI is an entirely appropriate intervention in selected young children with severe/profound hearing loss and […]

Hearing Preservation CI using Cochlear CI422/522

By |June 13th, 2018|

Here’s the link to our initial analysis of outcome following attempted cochlear implantation (CI) with hearing preservation using this type of CI.

Initial experience of the CI422/522 electrode array suggests that success rates for hearing preservation are at least comparable to the most effective electrode arrays currently available.

CI 422522Poster

long or short CI electrodes in hearing preservation?

By |June 13th, 2018|

Check out our poster at ESPO 2018!

flex 24:28 Poster

Further study is needed to determine if comparable rates of HP can be achieved in EAS candidates between short electrodes specifically designed for HP surgery, and longer electrodes enabling Complete Cochlear Coverage (CCC)


Surveillance after cholesteatoma surgery

By |June 13th, 2018|

Check out our poster from the recent ESPO conference in Stockholm!

What is the role of Diffusion Weighted MR imaging after surgery to remove cholesteatoma? Here’s the link:

DWMRI Poster


ESPO 2018: Outcome Reporting in Cochlear Implantation

By |June 3rd, 2018|

ESPO 2018, Stockholm

The importance and need for benefit & outcome data we can meaningfully compare and contrast.

BRUCE CI Outcomes ESPO 2018


ESPO 2018: Cochlear Implantation in Cognitive Impairment & Autism

By |June 3rd, 2018|

Here is my invited presentation at the European Society for Paediatric ORL meeting, Stockholm.

Covers issues relating to implanting children with cognitive impairment and autism/ASD.


Hearing Preservation Cochlear Implant- Cochlear CI422/522

By |June 3rd, 2018|

European Society for Paediatric ORL, Stockholm 2018

Check out our results using this electrode array for hearing preservation.

CI 422522Poster

May 2018

What’s it like to have a Cochlear Implant?

By |May 8th, 2018|

Check out this blog from Martha (aged 9 years) that i met last week…


April 2018

Tongue Ties- do they need divided?

By |April 19th, 2018|

This article i wrote for the latest Spire Manchester Patient Newsletter may be of interest to Parents, Midwifes and Family Doctors…