Mr Peter Robb and Dr Geoff Thorning have recently published their findings, using tranexamic acid to reduce bleeding in children having tonsillectomy.
Tranexamic acid is widely used in surgery, in trauma care and to reduce menstrual bleeding in women with very heavy periods. The medicine works to prevent healing clot breaking down, reducing...Read more
"Glue ear" (otitis media with effusion) is the most common cause of childhood hearing loss, affecting up to 80% of children at some time during childhood.
While the condition is usually short-lived, resolving with no treatment, for some children, the condition persists over many months. As well as the hearing loss, children may experience...Read more
Fees – patient information.
There are two parts to fees charged to insurers or patients directly, if they are self funding.
Professional fees are charged by specialists for consultation, examination and procedures carried out during an outpatient consultation.
The cover provided by private medical insurers varies widely, depending on the type of policy. Many...Read more
Mr. Robb is Honorary consultant ENT surgeon at Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals and Past-President of the British Association for Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology. (BAPO) He was Chairman of Council and is past-President of the Royal Society of Medicine, Section of Laryngology and Rhinology. He was also a member the RSM Academic...Read more