Current Research & Publications

Current research (selection)

1. Site investigator, MAGIC study for cisplatin toxicity in children – international

2. Site investigator, PNET medulloblastoma chemotherapy ototoxicity monitoring in children – international

3. Site investigator, Ototoxicity following hydroxychloroquine therapy in utero – international

4. Main investigator, Vestibular quantification in cochleovestibular dysmorphia in children – collaboration with University of Siena

5. Main investigator – Suppression Head Impulse Test in Children, Vestibular migraine and Hearing loss in Turner’ Syndrome – Dasgupta laboratory, Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

6. Main Investigator - Virtual Reality in the Treatment of Visual Vertigo 

7. Main Investigator - SHIMP normative data in Adults 

 

Past research (selection)

 

1. Recurrent BPPV and Vitamin D deficiency

2. Hearing loss in Turner’s syndrome

3. A1555G mitochondrial mutation in chronic renal failure with gentamycin therapy

4. A comparative study of views regarding Universal Neonatal Hearing Screening between parents of children with congenital permanent unilateral hearing loss and parents of children with congenital permanent bilateral hearing loss

5. Study of Diseases of Paranasal Air Sinuses with a Special Reference to their Neoplastic Conditions

 

Publications (selection)

 

1. Audiovestibular quantification in rare third window disorders in children – accepted for publication in Frontiers in Neurotology, 2020

2. A literature systematic review with meta-analysis of symptoms prevalence in covid-19: the relevance of olfactory symptoms in infection not requiring hospitalization – accepted for publication in Current Treatment Options in Neurology, 2020

3. Double blind randomised trial on the efficacy of the forced prolonged position for treatment of lateral canal BPPV – accepted for publication in Laryngoscope, 2020

4. The negative impact of wearing personal protective equipment on communication during coronavirus disease – Journal of Laryngology and Otology, 2020; https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022215120001437

5. Alexander Crum Brown, a forgotten pioneer in vestibular sciences – Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery, 2020; 10.1177/0194599820937671

6. A history of pandemics over the ages and the human cost – The Physician, 2020; 10.38192/1.6.2.1

7. A history of Vestibular Medicine – International Vestibular Society, 2020; http://www.intvest.org/history-of-vestibular-medicine

8. A tertiary paediatric vestibular service – Audacity, 2020; thebsa.org.uk

9. Dizziness and Balance Problems in Children – Current Treatment Options in Neurology, 2020; 10.1007/s11940-020-0615-9

10. Functional and objective audiovestibular evaluation of children with apparent semicircular canal dehiscence–a case series in a pediatric vestibular center - Frontiers in Neurotology, 2019; 10.3389/fneur.2019.00306

11. The history of vestibular basic sciences from antiquity to Barany, a promenade through millennia - European Archives of Otorhinolaryngology, 2015; 10.1007/s00405-014-3405-8

12. The video head impulse test (vHIT) in children – initial experiences in a tertiary centre - Journal of International Advanced Otology. Supplement. 11, p7-8, 2015

3. Acoustic apoplexy: an acute complication of a common intracranial tumour - British Medical Journal Rapid Response, 2014; https://www.bmj.com/content/348/bmj.g3268/rr/700186

14. Understanding the new vHIT, initial experiences - International Journal of Audiology, 52 : 260, 2013

15. Beethoven's deafness and his three styles - British Medical Journal Rapid Response, 2012; https://www.bmj.com/content/343/bmj.d7589/rapid-responses

16. Hyperventilation induced nystagmus - International Journal of Audiology, 51: 266-267, 2012

17. Recurrent BPPV and otoconial calcium metabolism – a new theory - The International Journal of Audiology,51: 267, 2012

18. Biomolecular mechanics of cochlear hair cell damage in noise - Otorhinolaryngologica, 9 supp: 52, 2010

19. Role of heteroplasmy in progressive sensorineural hearing loss due to mitochondrial DNA mutation 3243A>G - Journal of Laryngology and Otology, 122 : 1249-52, 2008

20. Cochlear mechanisms in noise induced hearing loss - International Journal of Audiology, 46(10) : 653, 2006

21. Community based targeted neonatal hearing screening - Mediterranean Journal of Otology Special edition : 38 – 9, 2004

22. Hearing loss – effects on the creative genius of Beethoven and Goya – a comparison - Journal of Laryngology and Otology 116 (5) : 405, 2002

23. Sebaceous cancer of the nasal vestibule - Journal of Laryngology & Otology 115 (12) : 1010 – 2, 2001

 

Book chapters

 

1. Congenital Hearing Disorders – Book chapter in Key Topics in Otolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery, 2019; Thieme

2. Paediatric Hearing Assessment - Book chapter in Key Topics in Otolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery, 2019; Thieme

3. Management of the Hearing Impaired Child – Book chapter in Scott Brown’s Otorhinolaryngology, 2018; CRC Press 4. Physiology of Hearing - Book chapter in Scott Brown’s Otorhinolaryngology, 2018; CRC Press

5. Hearing loss in the newborn – Book chapter in Text book of community and social paediatrics, 2008; Jaypee

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