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Research & Publications

CHronic Rhinosinusitis Outcome MEasures (CHROME), developing a core outcome set for trials of interventions in chronic rhinosinusitis.

Hopkins C, Hettige R, Soni-Jaiswal A, Lakhani R, Carrie S, Cervin A, Douglas R, Fokkens WJ, Harvey R, Hellings PW, Leunig A, Lund VJ, Philpott C, Smith T, Wang DY, Rudmik L. Rhinology. 2018 Mar 1;56(1):22-32.

Prevention of CRS (Primary, Secondary & Tertiary Factors). P Surda, F Bast, R Hettige, A Walker, C Hopkins. Commissioned Article for Rhinology Journal.

Editorial. The Most Important Rhinological Articles in JLO over the last 30 years. Hettige R, Hopkins C.

J Laryngol Otol. 2017 Sep 18:1-2. 

Mentorship in Higher surgical training. Houston R, Hettige R, Sheena, Y, Bhutta M, Hettige S. Journal of Surgical Education. 2018 


Recurrent Epistaxis: Predicting risk of 30- day readmission; Derivation & validation of the RHINO-ooze score. Addison A, Paul C, Kuo R, Hettige R,  Lamyman A, Martinez-Devesa P. Rhinology. 2017 Jun 1;55(2):99-105.


A survey of how and why medical students and junior doctors choose a career in ENT surgery. Bhutta M, Mandavia R, Syed I, Qureishi A, Hettige R, Wong W, Saeed S, Cartledge J. JLO 2016 Nov;130(11):1054-1058.


Viva Voce in Septorhinoplasty. Hettige R, P Martinez-Devesa, M Draper, R Almeyda. Commissioned article for The Otolaryngologist. 2017


Limiting oedema, ecchymosis and haemorrhage in septorhinoplasty with ice cooled swabs. Hettige R, Mansell N. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2014 Jul;96(5):395-6.


Laryngeal Mask Airways & Use of a Boyle-Davis Gag In ENT Surgery: Is There A Learning Curve? A Prospective Analysis. R. Hettige, M Pankhania, V Demetriou, M Draper. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2014 May;123(5):338-42.


Global Tracheostomy Collaborative: The Future of Quality Improvement Strategies. S Enamandram, A Peltz, A Arora, A Narula, DW Roberson, R. Hettige. Curr Otolaryngol Reports. (Commissioned & Published March 2014)


A Study to Determine the Benefits of Bilateral Versus Unilateral Nasal Packing With Rapid Rhino® Packs.  R. Hettige, Mackeith S. Falzon A, Draper M. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Mar;271(3):519-23.


Health and Safety Edition- Simulation. Cope A, R. Hettige. ENT News. (Commissioned & Published Dec 2013)


Recent Developments to Improve the Standards Of Tracheostomy Care. R. Hettige, A Arora, WLG Oldfield, DW Roberson, AA Narula. (Published Nov 2013 Br J Intensive Care- EMBASE)


Nasal Pemphigoid: A Diagnostic Dilemma. Rourke T, Pankhania M, Hettige R, Draper MR. BMJ Case Rep. 2012 Jun 29; 2012.


Balloon Dilatation Of Tracheostomal Stenosis with Cuffed Tracheostomy Tube. A Novel Approach. Mackeith SA, Pankhania M, Hettige R, Gurr P. Laryngoscope. 2011 Mar;121(3):583-4.


The Role of Endarterectomy and Stenting in the Management of Carotid Artery Stenosis: A 5 Year Delphi Survey.  Malik Z, Shalhoub J, Hettige R, Davies AH. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2011 Jan;45(1):15-21.                                                                                                                                


The relationship between pressure and volume when using Rapid Rhino(r) packs in the management of epistaxis. Mackeith SA, Hettige R, Falzon A, Draper M. Rhinology. 2011 Oct;49(4):470-3.


Improving Standards of Tracheostomy Care: A Multi-disciplinary Approach. Cetto R, Arora A, Hettige R, Nel M, Benjamin L, Gomez C, Oldfield W, Narula A. Clin Otolaryngol. 2011 Oct;36(5):482-8.


The dangers of kite flying: Pseudo-aneurysm of the facial artery following unusual blunt trauma. R. Hettige, J Snelling, N Bleach. Case Report: 2009 J Laryngol Otol.  Sep 18:1-3.


A useful technique for improving accuracy of resection margin identification by using a diagrammatic template for laryngeal excision specimens. R. Hettige, AJ Young, N Ibery. Clin Otolaryngol. 2009 Apr; 34(2):171-2.


Improving tracheostomy management through design, implementation and prospective audit of a care bundle: how we do it.  R. Hettige, A Arora, S Ifeacho , A Narula. Clin Otolaryngol. 2008 Oct;33(5):488-91.


Driving standards in tracheostomy care: a preliminary communication of the St Mary's ENT-led multi disciplinary team approach. A. Arora, R Hettige, S Ifeacho, J Oxton. A Narula. Clin Otolaryngol. 2008 Dec;33(6):596-9.


Laparoscopic Repair of Parastomal Herniae: A Description of The Technique and Initial Results. Zacharakis E, Hettige R, Purkayastha S, Aggarwal R, Athanasiou T, Darzi A, Ziprin P. Surg Innov. 2008 Jun;15(2):85-9.


Nasal specimen orientation: a useful technique to aid histological interpretation of resection margins. AJ Young, R. Hettige, N Ibery.   J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2009 May;62(5):e78.


Suction Retractor. AJ Young, N Ibery. R. Hettige. Annals Royal College Surgeons Sept 2009; 91(6):524

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