Publications, Presentations and Audit Studies

-"Rhinoplasty-common problems in Southern Mediterranean patients"-lecture delivered at the European Academy meeting in Nice, France, 26 April 2013

 

 

-" Management of the nasal profile in Mediterranean patients" lecture delivered at the IFOS (International Federation of Otolafryngological Societies) meeting in Seoul 2nd June 2013

1. Agius AM, Jones NS, Muscat R. A randomized controlled trial comparing the efficacy of low-dose amitriptyline, amitriptyline with pindolol and placebo in the treatment of chronic tension-type facial pain Rhinology 2013; 51, 143-153

2. Agius AM, Muscat R, Jones NS. Serial blood serotonin levels in a randomized controlled trial comparing the efficacy of low-dose amitriptyline, amitriptyline with pindolol and placebo in patients with chronic tension-type facial pain. Rhinology 2013; 51:143-153

3. Agius AM, Jones NS, Muscat R. Three year follow-up of a cohort of 240 patients with chronic tension-type facial pain (in press, Journal of Laryngology and Otology)

(a) Agius AM, Cacciottolo JM. Marathon Problems. Medi-scope 1987; 11,6.

(b) Agius AM, Grixti CJ, Cacciottolo JM. The medical experiences of the Malta Marathon 1988. Medi-scope 1989;13,15-21.

(c) Agius AM, Cutajar CL. Hyponatraemia following transurethral resection of the prostate. Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1991; 36, 109-112.

*Presented at the First Maltese Medical School Conference December 1989. 5 citations

(d) Agius AM, Pickles JM, Burch KL. A Prospective Study of Otitis Externa. Clin. Otolaryngol. 1992, 17, 150-154.

This publication was cited to prepare Clinical Practice guidelines for treatment of otitis externa for the AAO-HNSF. 44 international citations

(e) Agius,AM. Severe Otitis Externa - A Study of Emergency Referrals *Presented to the Midland Institute of Otology 25/1/92 *Presented at the Second Maltese Medical School Conference 22/11/92

(f) Agius AM, Reid AP, Hamilton C. Compliance with Short Term Topical Aural Antibiotic Therapy. Clin. Otolaryngol. 1994,19, 138 - 141. This publication was cited to prepare Clinical Practice guidelines for treatment of otitis externa for the AAO-HNSF

(g) Agius AM, Wake M, Pahor AL, Smallman LA. Surface morphology of middle ear epithelium in chronic ear disease. J. Laryngol. Otol. 1994, 108, 1024 - 1030.

(h) Agius AM, Wake M, Pahor AL, Smallman LA. Smoking and middle ear ciliary beat frequency in otitis media with effusion Acta Otolaryngologica(Stockholm). 1995, 115, 44-49.

*Presented at the Midland Institute of Otology 22/1/94

(i) Agius AM, Wake M, Pahor AL, Smallman LA.. The effects of in vitro cotinine on nasal ciliary beat frequency Clin. Otolaryngol. 1995,20, 465- 469.

(j) Agius, AM, Wake, M, Pahor, AL, Smallman, LA. Nasal and middle ear ciliary beat frequency in chronic suppurative otitis media Clin. Otolaryngol. 1995, 20, 470- 474. 10 international citations

(k) Agius AM, Smallman LA, Pahor AL. Age, smoking and nasal ciliary beat frequency Clinical Otolaryngol. 1998, 23, 227-230

*Presented at the XVI Congress of the European Rhinologic Society, the XV ISIAN, the VIII Congress of the International Rhinologic Society, Ghent, Belgium, September 8 – 12, 1996. 20 international citations

(f) Agius AM. Ventilation Tube Audit Study. Joint South Birmingham Regional Audit Meeting; presented 12/10/92.

(m) Internal Audit Studies carried out on behalf of the ENT Directorate, West Birmingham Health Authority 1994:

*Dressing Clinic

*Rhinology Clinic

*Mastoid Cavities (under auspices of Royal College of Surgeons of England)

*Parotid Gland Surgery

(n) Endoscopic Sinus Surgery in Malta- the first 33 cases

*Presented at Malta Medical School Conference March 13th 1999

(o) An unusual cause of Halitosis – Agius AM, Vassallo P-

*Presented at the Medical School Conference March 1999

(p) Ramsay Hunt Syndrome and Cranial Polyneuropathy-It-tabib tal-familja (16) June 1999, 13-15

*presented at the Medical School Conference March 1999

(q) Online Articles carried by Synapse, the local medical website published since 1995:

Otological trauma

Snoring

Management of neck lumps

Otitis media and its complications

Hearing loss-where will you be at age 65?

Tonsils-what are they?

(r) The role of atopy in Maltese patients with chronic rhinitis Clinical Otolaryngology 2004 29(3), 247-253

Presented at the British Academic Conference of Otolaryngology Birmingham July 2003

Presented at the Malta Medical School Conference, December 2003

This publication was cited for the ARIA 2008 guidelines (Bousquet et al)

(s) Long-term followup of patients with facial pain in chronic rhinosinusitis. Rhinology 2010 48 (1), 65-70

Presented at the 1st European Academy of ORL-HNS, Mannheim. June 2009

(t) Chronic sinusitis in Malta-correlation between symptoms and CT scan (in press, Rhinology 2010 48 (1), 59-64 Presented at the 1st European Academy of ORL-HNS Mannheim. June 2009

(u) "Reasons for Rhinoplasty in the central Mediterranean" - Adrian M Agius - Lecture presented on 12th May 2012 at Nose Face World Congress, St Peter Crowne Plaza, Rome

(v)Agius AM, Jones NS, Muscat R. Three year follow-up of a cohort of 240 patients with chronic tension-type facial pain. J Laryngol Otol 2014; 128 (6): 518-526

(w) is Is 'Sinus' pain really sinusitis? Agius AM, Jones NS, Muscat R. Br J Hosp Med 2014; 75 (10): 696-701

 

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