Legislation in the last century has targeted pediatric injuries due to caustic ingestion. Johnson and Brigger investigate the extent to which legislation has lessened the public health burden of these injuries.
Campbell and coauthors explore the perceived value of survivorship care plans.
Zhu et al investigate whether patients treated with laryngectomy had less comorbidity than those treated with chemoradiation, which could help explain the improved survival for the laryngectomy cohorts in the previously mentioned studies.
Faber and coauthors determined factors predicting whether patients with single-sided deafness opt for a bone conduction device (BCD) for the contralateral routing of sound after a regular trial with a BCD on a headband.
Postoperative subglottic stenosis is a risk in children undergoing sternotomy for congenital heart disease. Collins et al review their experience with balloon dilation in these patients.
Nixon and colleagues examined and compared outcomes with the selective use of radioactive iodine in intermediate-risk patients with papillary thyroid cancer who were treated with total thyroidectomy.
Shuman et al determine predictors of pain 1 year after the diagnosis of head and neck cancer.
Byrd and colleagues seek to determine whether sociodemographic and disease characteristics can predict human papillomavirus status in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas.
Smith et al review a case series of 13 young children with unilateral vocal fold paralysis who underwent recurrent laryngeal nerve reinnervation.
Henriquez and coauthors examine the effect of endoscopic sinus surgery on lung function, intravenous antibiotic use, and hospitalization in adults with cystic fibrosis.
Pagedar et al compare incidence, stage, and survival of upper aerodigestive tract cancers in patients with and without chronic lymphocytic leukemia.