International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology
The cotton test redistributes nasal airflow in patients with empty nose syndrome
Jan 17, 2020 Andrew Thamboo, Jayakar V Nayak, Kai Zhao, Sam McGhee, Chengyu Li
Objective CFD assessment confirmed that the cotton test not only increases nasal resistance, but also restores airflow distribution to the inferior meatus in symptomatic ENS patients.
Journal Article
Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery
Inferior Meatus Augmentation Procedure (IMAP) to Treat Empty Nose Syndrome: A Pilot Study
Jan 14, 2020
Inferior Meatus Augmentation can dramatically improve the quality of life of ENS patients regarding both ENS-specific symptoms and psychological well-being.
Journal Article
Breathable: A Line for Sufferers of Empty Nose Syndrome
Dec 26, 2019
Prof. Roy Landsberg of ARM Medical Center and Aaron Noble, an American biotechnology engineer, have perfected the method and developed a porous material implant that is shaped like a turbinate
Blog Entry
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
Can't breathe the air, the smell becomes dull? 8 symptoms may be "empty nose" [Chinese - Translate]
Oct 13, 2019
Patients with suspected empty nose should be carefully diagnosed and given psychological support
News Story
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
Although ENS is still considered a controversial diagnosis plagued by a lack of standardized diagnostic criteria, ENS is increasingly becoming recognized as a legitimate, physiologic disease entity.
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Rhinology
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.
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YouTube
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.
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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
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Change.org
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
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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.
Video
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.
Death
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.
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