Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America
Management of Postsurgical Empty Nose Syndrome
Nov 1, 2019 Jayakar V Nayak, Jason Talmadge, W Yao, Martin Citardi
Current data show promising long-term efficacy after surgical intervention. Postprocedural ENS is best prevented by minimizing inferior and middle turbinate tissue loss.
Journal Article
American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy
Patient-Reported Outcome Measures and Provocative Testing in the Workup of Empty Nose Syndrome-Advances in Diagnosis: A Systematic Review
Oct 8, 2019 Jayakar V Nayak, Mena Said, Travis T Tollefson, Toby O Steele, Amarbir S Gill, E Bradley Strong
Journal Article
What drives depression in empty nose syndrome? A Sinonasal Outcome Test-25 subdomain analysis.
Sep 10, 2019 Chi-Che Huang, Chia-Hsiang Fu, Po-Hung Chang, Ching-Lung Wu, Ta-Jen Lee   Download
Empty nose syndrome (ENS) is a debilitating disorder... Surgery improved disease-specific and psychological symptoms... Targeted symptom improvement could reduce the psychological burden.
Journal Article
Mike Smallwood talks about ENS
Sep 2, 2019
The name is ridiculous but the condition is torture, causing people to lose the ability to feel air in their sinuses, causing a feeling of suffocation.
Nitric Oxide : Biology And Chemistry - Aug 2019, Volume 92 Issue , Page 55-59
Nasal nitric oxide in relation to psychiatric status of patients with empty nose syndrome
Aug 10, 2019 Chia-Hsiang Fu, Ching-Lung Wu, Chi-Che Huang, Po-Hung Chang, Yi-Wei Chen, Ta-Jen Lee
Nasal nitric oxide may be a novel biomarker and the first objective one for assessing improvements post surgical treatment in ENS patients.
Journal Article
Current Opinion In Otolaryngology & Head And Neck Surgery - Aug 2019, Volume 27 Issue 4, Page 237-242
Update on empty nose syndrome: disease mechanisms, diagnostic tools, and treatment strategies
Aug 1, 2019 Amarbir S Gill, Mena Said, Travis T Tollefson, Toby O Steele
Journal Article
Ear, Nose, & Throat Journal - Jul 2019, Volume Issue , Page 145561319858912
The Degree of Stress in Patients With Empty Nose Syndrome, Compared With Chronic Rhinosinusitis and Allergic Rhinitis
Jul 4, 2019 Chang Hoi Kim, Jooyeon Kim, Ji Ah Song, Gil Soon Choi, Jae Hwan Kwon   Download
The degree and severity of depression in patients with ENS was higher than in patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis and Allergic Rhinitis
Journal Article
Petition: Medical acknowledgment and research for ENS sufferers
May 23, 2019 Art Venegas
We want the medical establishment to recognize ENS, disclose its risks during surgery, and join forces to find a cure
Tidsskrift For Den Norske Laegeforening : Tidsskrift For Praktisk Medicin, Ny Raekke - May 2019, Volume 139 Issue 9, Page
Osteomyelitis after radiofrequency turbinoplasty
May 16, 2019 Marie Alnæs, Berge Severin Andreassen
Journal Article
International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology
Computational fluid dynamic analysis of aggressive turbinate reductions: is it a culprit of empty nose syndrome?
May 11, 2019 Kai Zhao, Bhakthi Deshpande, Bradley A Otto, Alexander Farag, Guillermo Maza
Our results suggest that a combination of distorted nasal aerodynamics and loss of mucosal sensory function may potentially lead to ENS symptomology.
Journal Article
Webcam model left struggling with a rare breathing condition
Apr 25, 2019
The rare condition leaves sufferers unable to sense the air coming in and out of their nasal passages, leading to side effects including anxiety, breathlessness and a decrease in confidence.
News Story
International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology
Impact of endoscopic craniofacial resection on simulated nasal airflow and heat transport
Apr 12, 2019
Endoscopic craniofacial resections (CFR) are performed for extensive anterior skull base lesions. This surgery involves removal of multiple intranasal structures, potentially leading to empty nose syn...
Journal Article
International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology - Scope It Out
Episode 31: The use of fillers as a transient implant for the assessment of empty nose syndrome with guest Dr. Jayakar Nayak
Mar 29, 2019 Timothy Smith, Jayakar V Nayak
Dr. Smith speaks with Dr. Jayakar Nayak. They will discuss the article: Use of intranasal submucosal fillers as a transient implant to alter upper airway aerodynamics: implications for the assessment ...
Audio Interview
Buteyko Clinic International
Breathing and Empty Nose Syndrome
Mar 26, 2019 Patrick McKeown
Empty nose syndrome is a controversial condition coined by the Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Eugene Kern in 1994. It is the presence of paradoxical nasal obstruction despite having an adequate nasal airway.
ENS Suicide: Doloretta Ruggeri Lodge
Mar 21, 2019
Doloretta enjoyed nature, being outside and walking their beloved chocolate lab, Rio. She will always be remembered as a loving and caring mother who would do anything for her children.
Complication of nasal surgery, Rhinitis & Emty nose syndrome [Swedish - Translate]
Mar 4, 2019
In October 2014 I took a devastating irrevocable decision when I let a surgeon loose the scalpel.
Blog Testimonial
Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology
Environmental Triggers Associated With Empty Nose Syndrome Symptoms: A Cross-Sectional Study
Feb 28, 2019 Andrew Thamboo, Jayakar V Nayak, Jamil Manji
ENS symptom severity does not appear to be related to climate or geographic factors. These findings deviate from the traditional dogma that ENS is experienced only in arid regions
Journal Article
International Forum Of Allergy & Rhinology
Use of intranasal submucosal fillers as a transient implant to alter upper airway aerodynamics: implications for the assessment of empty nose syndrome
Feb 4, 2019 Jayakar V Nayak, Andrew Thamboo, David Zarabanda
Transient, focal airway bulking via submucosal filler injection at sites of inferior turbinate tissue loss markedly benefits ENS patients, suggesting that aberrant nasal aerodynamics from inferior tur...
Journal Article
European Rhinologic Society - 27th Congress
Diagnosis And Management Of The Empty Nose
Feb 3, 2019 Yong-ju Jang
This talk took place at 27th Congress of the European Rhinologic Society (ERS) in conjunction with the 37th Congress of the International Symposium on Infection and Allergy of the Nose (ISIAN) and 19t...
Presentation Video
YouTube - ENS: A Matter of Life and Breath
ENS Victim | Scott Gaffer's Story
Jan 31, 2019 Barbara Schmidt
On Sept. 21, 2018, after suffering for years with excruciating Empty Nose Syndrome symptoms, 30-year-old Scott Gaffer took his own life. In this sit-down interview, Scott's grieving mother, Beth, deta...
Death Testimonial Video