UK Daily Mirror
Mum tells of 'nightmare' living with 'same nose condition Michael Jackson suffered with'
Jul 16, 2018 Amber Hicks
A mother has told of her 'nightmare' living with Empty Nose Syndrome - the same condition Michael Jackson is said to have suffered with before he died.
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New York Post
My nightmare condition makes me feel like I’m constantly suffocating
Jul 12, 2018 Joyce Cohen
Now, Schmidt says, she constantly has to remind herself to take breaths — and when she does draw in air, it feels as if she’s “breathing through a straw.’’
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The Letter of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology - No. 353 June 2018
Empty nose syndrome: study of aerodynamic turbulence and trigeminal functions of nasal fossae [French - Translate]
Jul 8, 2018 Wissame Bakkouri
A preliminary study of 6 patients with an empty nose syndrome (SNV) had shown, thanks to fluid dynamics, that a reduction in the size of the inferior turbinates (CI) did not necessarily lead to an inc...
Journal Article
Archives of Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
Empty Nose Syndrome: When the Nose Is Worse After Surgery
Jun 6, 2018 Murray Grossan   Download
When the nose is widely open, air currents no longer reach the sensors to tell the respiratory system that air is coming in. In addition, the pressure of the air reaching the lower respiratory system...
Journal Article
An Empty Nose Syndrome Patient's Life [Chinese - Translate]
May 28, 2018
Because the symptoms are mostly functional and difficult to diagnose, many patients are misunderstood as lazy or mentally ill, and many patients even become extremely depressed.
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Cook County Record
Fenner Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa allegedly failed to properly perform medical procedures
May 22, 2018
The plaintiff alleges the defendants performed a rhinoplasty, septoplasty and a turbinectomy on her in 2016. As a result of the procedures, she claims she now suffers from empty nose syndrome
Histopathological Findings in an Unclassifiable Case of Empty Nose Syndrome with Long-term Follow-up
May 20, 2018   Download
Herein we report the findings in a 50-year-old male. The patient presented with chronic right-sided headache, foul discharge and complaints of a stuffed nose in 2011.
Case Report
Clinical And Experimental Otorhinolaryngology - May 2018, Volume Issue , Page
Efficacy and Safety of Autologous Stromal Vascular Fraction in the Treatment of Empty Nose Syndrome
May 16, 2018 Do-Youn Kim, Hye Ran Hong, Eun Wook Choi, Sang Won Yoon, Yong-ju Jang
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International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology
Partial resection of the middle turbinate during endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis does not lead to an increased risk of ENS
Apr 6, 2018
This study has established that PMTR as performed by the senior author carries no additional risk of developing ENS symptoms as defined by the ENS6Q, and that it carries no additional risk to olfactio...
Journal Article - Health
Texas Mother Suffers from Rare Empty Nose Syndrome
Mar 29, 2018 Joyce Cohen
“These outliers are absolutely devastated,” Dr. Das tells PEOPLE. “Even though this surgery is very helpful for making people breathe better, it does come with rare, catastrophic risks.”
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International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology - Scope It Out
Episode 21: The functional and psychological burden of ENS with guest Dr. Andrew Thamboo
Mar 28, 2018 Andrew Thamboo, Timothy Smith
In this episode Dr. Smith speaks with Dr. Andrew Thamboo. They will discuss the article: The functional and psychological burden of empty nose syndrome
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Olympus Stem Cells Pty Ltd Offers Stem Cells for symptoms of ENS
Mar 7, 2018
The disease process affects the maxillary division of the trigeminal cranial nerves and the use of stem cells is aimed at re-establishing a normal neural pathway.
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International Forum Of Allergy & Rhinology - Feb 2018, Volume Issue , Page
The functional and psychological burden of empty nose syndrome
Feb 14, 2018 Jamil Manji, Jayakar V Nayak, Andrew Thamboo
ENS individuals carry a clinically significant psychological burden and experience marked difficulties with many activities of daily living.
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Columbus Alive
Third annual rock show to celebrate the life of Brett Helling
Jan 24, 2018
Spreading the word about ENS was Helling’s dying wish. “This disease is very real, is untreatable, yet 100 percent preventable,” he wrote before he died.
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Empty nose syndrome is treated with regenerative surgery [Italian - Translate]
Jan 7, 2018
This surgery is performed using growth factors, Platelet-rich plasma PRP-Plasma (Platelet-rich plasma or platelet gel), existing in a platelet gel in association with hyaluronic acid.
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International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology
Investigation of the abnormal nasal aerodynamics and trigeminal functions among empty nose syndrome patients
Nov 22, 2017 Alexander Farag, Kai Zhao, Chengyu Li, Bhakthi Deshpande, Bradley A Otto, Guillermo Maza , Sam McGhee, Michael Ciccone, Edmund Pribitkin
Individual computed tomography (CT)-based computational fluid dynamics (CFD) was applied to 27 ENS patients to simulate their nasal aerodynamics and compared with 42 healthy controls.
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GVM Care & Research
Empty Nasal Syndrome: new treatment available at Villalba Private Clinic [Italian - Translate]
Nov 16, 2017
Prof. Rosario La Rosa , Otolaryngologist Specialist of Clinica Privata Villalba of Bologna , has put in place an innovative diagnostic and therapeutic protocol, unique in its kind, for the treatment o...
Empty Nose Syndrome International Association
ENSIA Newsletter October 2017
Oct 31, 2017 Christopher Martin
A critical first step in seeking a solution for our ailment is to fully understand our specific condition and how that relates to our symptoms.
Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering - Oct 2017, Page 1-8
Aerodynamic evaluation of the empty nose syndrome by means of computational fluid dynamics
Oct 24, 2017 Boris V Balakin, Erlend Farbu, Pawel Kosinski
The analysis reveals 53% reduction in flow resistance, radical re-distribution of nasal airflow, as well as dryer and colder nasal microclimate for the post-operative case.
Journal Article
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research - Health Professional-Investigator Award
Understanding A Potentially Common Upper Airway Disorder: Empty Nose Syndrome
Oct 3, 2017 Andrew Thamboo
We have found that by rebuilding structures within the nasal cavity known as inferior turbinate augmentation (ITA) we can greatly improve nasal function.
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