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April 2017, Vol 143, No. 4, Pages 331-430

In This Issue of JAMA Otolaryngology

Highlights

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):331. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1365
Viewpoint

The Changing Cochlear Implant Center

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):339-340. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3687

This Viewpoint summarizes the origins, challenges, and future of the cochlear implant center.

Editorial

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery—The Year in Review, 2016

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):337-338. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4734
Original Investigation

Efficacy and Safety of Ciprofloxacin Plus Fluocinolone in Otitis Media With Tympanostomy Tubes in Pediatric PatientsA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):341-349. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3537

This randomized clinical trial evaluates the efficacy and safety of topical ciprofloxacin plus fluocinolone acetonide otic solution vs ciprofloxacin otic solution alone and fluocinolone acetonide otic solution alone for acute otitis media in children with tympanostomy tubes.

Association of Iron Deficiency Anemia With Hearing Loss in US Adults

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):350-354. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3631

This population-based cohort study examines the association between iron deficiency anemia and sensorineural, conductive, or combined hearing loss in young to elderly adults.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Survival Rates Using Individualized Bioselection Treatment Methods in Patients With Advanced Laryngeal Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):355-366. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3669

This cohort study evaluates the association between individualized bioselection treatment decision criteria and survival of patients with laryngeal cancer.

Distant Metastases Following Postoperative Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy for Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):368-375. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3668

This study examines the characteristics and risk factors of distant metastases following postoperative intensity-modulated radiotherapy in oral squamous cell carcinoma and the clinicopathological characteristics that could be associated with distant-only failure.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Complications of Bilateral Neck Dissection in Thyroid Cancer From a Single High-Volume Center

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):376-381. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3670

This study delineates the specific complications arising from bilateral neck dissection for thyroid cancers at a single high-volume center.

Association of Lymphovascular Space Invasion With Locoregional Failure and Survival in Patients With Node-Negative Oral Tongue Cancers

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):382-388. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3795

This study assesses the association of lymphovascular space invasion with locoregional failure and survival in patients with node-negative oral tongue cancers treated with upfront definitive surgical resection.

Benefits and Limitations of Entry-Level 3-Dimensional Printing of Maxillofacial Skeletal Models

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):389-394. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3673

This case series compares cost and anatomical model fidelity and clinical versatility of in-house 3-dimensional production modeling vs high-end, third-party-vendor modeling for pediatric mandibular reconstruction.

Prognostic Performance of a New Staging Category to Improve Discrimination of Disease-Specific Survival in Nonmetastatic Oral Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):395-402. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3802

This study compares the prognostic performance of the routinely used pathologic TNM staging with a new staging category that incorporates the neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio and histopathologic features for disease-specific survival in nonmetastatic oral cancer.

Association of Malignancy Prevalence With Test Properties and Performance of the Gene Expression Classifier in Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):403-408. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3526

This study examines the association of malignancy prevalence with the performance of the gene expression classifier in indeterminate thyroid nodules.

Invited Commentary

Individualized Treatment of Laryngeal Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):367. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4298
Review

Association Between Laryngeal Cancer and Asbestos ExposureA Systematic Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):409-416. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3421

This systematic review assesses the literature to determine whether an association exists between laryngeal cancer and asbestos exposure.

Clinical Challenge

Radiology

A Congenital Nasal Mass Causing Respiratory Distress

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):417-418. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2974

A neonate had noisy breathing and nasal congestion; physical examination revealed significant distress,and retractions, and a mucosalized mass filling the left nasal cavity was visualized on anterior rhinoscopy, requiring nasal stenting to relieve obstruction. What is your diagnosis?

Pathology

Slowly Growing Right-Sided Neck Mass With Progressive Dysphagia

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):419-420. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2995

A man with history of smoking and alcohol use had neck tenderness and dysphagia; computed tomography revealed a heterogeneously enhancing mass in the right side of the neck. What is your diagnosis?

Pathology

Retropharyngeal Mass

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):421-422. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3008

A woman had a sore throat, globus sensation, and dysphagia; she had a hyperintense, enhancing mass in the retropharyngeal and prevertebral spaces with marrow replacement of the C2 vertebral body extending to the odontoid. What is your diagnosis?

Radiology

Unilateral Neck Swelling in a Pediatric Patient

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):423-424. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3015

A young child had persistent unilateral neck swelling; examination revealed a firm, immobile, and nontender mass fixed to the underlying right mandible with cortical destruction, extending into the submandibular and sublingual spaces. What is your diagnosis?

Observation

Laryngeal Immunoglobulin G4-Related Disease Resulting in Severe Airway Obstruction

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):426-427. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3931

A woman in her 70s with a history of Sjogrens syndrome associated with rheumatoid arthritis complicated by Felty syndrome had progressive shortness of breath for over a decade that rapidly worsened over the course of 1 month.

Comment & Response

Identifying Intraoperative Nerve Monitoring in Thyroid Surgery Using Administrative Databases

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):427-428. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3653

Lymph Node Biopsy in Patients With Papillary Thyroid Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):428-429. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3650

Identifying Intraoperative Nerve Monitoring in Thyroid Surgery Using Administrative Databases—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):428. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3656

Lymph Node Biopsy in Patients With Papillary Thyroid Cancer—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):429-430. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3659
Correction

Additional Data for Figures

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):430. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0089
Peer Reviewers List

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Peer Reviewers in 2016

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):e170051. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0051
JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(4):332. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1366
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