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February 1, 2017, Vol 143, No. 2, Pages 107-196

In This Issue of JAMA Otolaryngology

Highlights

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):107. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1352
Viewpoint

What Otolaryngologists Need to Know About Hearing Aids

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):109-110. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3416

This Viewpoint discusses important facts about hearing aids that will be useful to practicing otolaryngologists.

Original Investigation

Palatal Motion After Primary and Secondary Furlow Palatoplasty

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):111-115. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2783

This case series report examines palatal motion in primary Furlow palatoplasty compared with secondary palatoplasty in patients treated for cleft palate and velopharyngeal insufficiency.

Sociodemographic Factors Associated With Knowledge and Risk Perception of Human Papillomavirus and Human Papillomavirus–Associated Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Among a Predominantly Black Population

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):117-124. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2784

This cross-sectional survey describes the sociodemographic correlates of knowledge and risk perception of human papillomavirus (HPV) and HPV-associated oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma among a predominantly black population.

Initial Experience With Low-Dose Methotrexate as an Adjuvant Treatment for Rapidly Recurrent Nonvasculitic Laryngotracheal Stenosis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):125-130. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2895

This case series examines whether 10 patients with nonvasculitic laryngotracheal stenosis who failed surgical management of stenosis experienced longer intervals between surgical procedures when receiving adjuvant low-dose methotrexate.

Association of Recurrence of Infected Congenital Preauricular Cysts Following Incision and Drainage vs Fine-Needle Aspiration or Antibiotic TreatmentA Retrospective Review of Treatment Options

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):131-134. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2988

This cohort study investigates whether incision and drainage of infected congenital preauricular cysts is associated with increased rate of recurrence when compared with fine-needle aspiration or antibiotic treatment.

Integrating Morbidity and Mortality Core Competencies and Quality Improvement in Otolaryngology

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):135-140. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2910

This pre/post intervention cohort study examines methods for integrating the ACGME core competencies and quality improvement and patient safety into an otolaryngology-specific morbidity and mortality conference.

Injection Pharyngoplasty With Autologous Fat as Treatment for Stress Velopharyngeal Insufficiency in Brass and Woodwind Musicians

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):142-146. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1920

This case report examines the use of autologous lipoinjection in treating stress velopharyngeal insufficiency in 2 professional brass and woodwind musicians.

Minimally Invasive, Single-Stage, Multilevel Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Asian Patients

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):147-154. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3103

This study investigates the effectiveness and safety of anatomy-based, minimally invasive, single-stage, multilevel surgery in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in an Asian population.

Identification of the Bacterial Reservoirs for the Middle Ear Using Phylogenic Analysis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):155-161. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3105

This phylogenetic analysis compares the microbiota of the external auditory canal, the middle ear in otitis media with effusion, and the adenoid pad to clarify the source of middle ear bacteria.

Association Between Benzodiazepine Receptor Agonists and Snoring Among Women in the Nurses’ Health Study

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):162-167. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3174

This cross-sectional cohort study uses data from the Nurses’ Health Study to investigate the association between use of benzodiazepine receptor agonists and snoring in women.

Prevalence of Semicircular Canal Hypoplasia in Patients With CHARGE Syndrome3C Syndrome

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):168-177. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3175

This study characterizes patients with CHARGE syndrome using Verloes’ criteria and proposes a reevaluation for the nomenclature for this condition.

Invited Commentary

Effect of Primary and Revision Repair on Palatal Motion

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):116. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3070

Integrating Quality Improvement Into the Otolaryngology Morbidity and Mortality Conference

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):140-141. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3167
Review

Advances in 3-Dimensional Printing in OtolaryngologyA Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):178-183. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3002

This review summarizes the background, applications, current limitations, and future directions of 3-dimensional printing in the field of otolaryngology.

Clinical Challenge

Chalky Vocal Fold Lesions

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):185-186. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1819

A man with a hoarse voice had a chalky-white laryngeal lesion that showed needle-shaped birefringent crystals under the microscope. What is your diagnosis?

Nasal Dorsum Mass in an Infant

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):187-188. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0491

A new nasal midline mass was found in an infant girl with a left parietal scalp cyst; on examination, a 1-cm mobile, well-defined, nontender mass over the nasal dorsum was noted. What is your diagnosis?

Enlarging Floor of Mouth Mass

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):189-190. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2240

A man had swelling in the sublingual area and difficulty swallowing; imaging revealed cystic nonenhancing mass centered in the root of the tongue, with elevation of the oral aspect of the tongue and some downward displacement of the floor of mouth. What is your diagnosis?

A Toddler With Nasal Congestion and a Limp

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):191-192. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2392

A toddler presented with nasal congestion, constant rhinorrhea, difficulty hearing, multiple macules with irregular borders, bilateral conductive hearing loss, and an unusual gait with anterior displacement of the pelvis and hip. What is your diagnosis?

Observation

Sequential Treatment of Delayed Endovascular Coil Extrusion From a Carotid Artery Pseudoaneurysm After Tonsillectomy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):193-195. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2246

This case report describes mucosal extrusion of an endovascular coil following extracranial internal carotid artery pseudoaneurysm treatment in a child with dysphagia and pharyngeal foreign body sensation.

Comment & Response

The Link Between Cytokine Levels and Loss of Olfaction in Chronic Rhinosinusitis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):195. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2424

The Link Between Cytokine Levels and Loss of Olfaction in Chronic Rhinosinusitis—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):195-196. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2427

Omission in Authorship

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):196. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4494
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Author Missing From Byline

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):196. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0038
JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(2):108. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1353
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