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October 1, 2016, Vol 142, No. 10, Pages 935-1027

In This Issue of JAMA Otolaryngology

Highlights

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):935. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.1833
Editorial

Improving the Quality of the Reporting of Research Results

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):937-939. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2670
Original Investigation

Surgical vs Nonsurgical Treatment Modalities for T3 Glottic Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):940-946. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1609

This cohort study uses SEER data to compare survival and functional outcomes in patients with T3 glottic squamous cell carcinoma undergoing surgical vs nonsurgical treatment.

Fusion of Computed Tomography and PROPELLER Diffusion-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the Detection and Localization of Middle Ear Cholesteatoma

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):947-953. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1663

This cross-sectional study compares temporal bone CT, PROPELLER diffusion-weighted MRI, and a fusion of the two for diagnosing and localizing middle ear cholesteatoma.

Use of a Gelatin-Thrombin Hemostatic Matrix for Secondary Bleeding After Pediatric Tonsillectomy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):954-958. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1678

This case series describes outcomes for children managed with an absorbable, flowable gelatin-thrombin hemostatic matrix sealant for posttonsillectomy bleeding..

Prevalence, Severity, Exposures, and Treatment Patterns of Tinnitus in the United States

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):959-965. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1700

This cross-sectional study quantifies the prevalence of tinnitus and describes the epidemiologic features of tinnitus in a nationally representative sample of US adults.

Preventing Complications of Pediatric Tracheostomy Through Standardized Wound Care and Parent Education

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):966-971. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1803

This case series examines whether a standardized protocol for parent education and wound care decreases the rate of readmission and other complications after pediatric tracheostomy.

Ability of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Risk Calculator to Predict Complications Following Total Laryngectomy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):972-979. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1809

This study assesses the accuracy of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program risk calculator to predict complications in patients undergoing laryngectomy.

A Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Early vs Late Tracheostomy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):981-987. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1829

This cost-effectiveness analysis evaluates the incremental cost per tracheotomy avoided for strategies using the early tracheostomy vs the late tracheostomy.

Outcomes of Open-Approach Extracorporeal Septoplasty Without Simultaneous RhinoplastyEffects on Nasal Tip Projection and Rotation

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):988-993. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1891

This study evaluates the outcomes of open-approach extracorporeal septoplasty without simultaneous rhinoplasty in terms of nasal tip projection and rotation using objective measurements.

Association of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring With Reduced Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Injury in Patients Undergoing Total Thyroidectomy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):994-1001. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1954

This cohort study compares the incidence of recurrent laryngeal nerve injury in total thyroidectomy patients who had intraoperative neuromonitoring vs those who had nerve visualization alone.

Invited Commentary

Addressing Survivorship Issues in Head and Neck Cancers—It’s About Time

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):1008-1009. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1641

Testing the Ability of the NSQIP Risk Calculator to Predict Laryngectomy Complications

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):979-980. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1861
Special Communication

Survivorship in Head and Neck CancerA Primer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):1002-1008. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1615

This article summarizes the American Head and Neck Society Committee on Survivorship's perspective on improving the care and experience of patients living with a history of successfully treated head and neck cancer.

Review

Removing the Taboo on the Surgical Violation (Cut-Through) of Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):1010-1013. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1826

This narrative review analyzes treatment outcomes for piecemeal removal of sinonasal, laryngeal, oropharyngeal, and hypopharyngeal cancer and discusses when these techniques should be applied.

Clinical Challenge

Infiltrative Right Parotid Mass With Lymphadenopathy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):1015-1016. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3959

A man had a right parotid mass infiltrating the overlying facial skin and a postauricular node; MRI showed infiltration into the cartilaginous tissue of the external auditory canal, ipsilateral cervical adenopathy, and possible perineural involvement of the facial nerve. What is your diagnosis?

Isolated Sphenoid Lesion

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):1017-1018. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3690

A woman experienced dizziness and headache to the vertex with left retro-orbital irradiation; MRI revealed a concentric multistratified appearance of the sinus content, a hyperintense peripheral layer, crescent-shaped heterogeneous material, and a black oval area in the sinus. What is your diagnosis?

Destructive Hard Palate Mass

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):1019-1020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3252

A woman presented with painful swelling along the roof of her mouth and cheek associated with new-onset malocclusion, ipsilateral upper lip numbness, and a submucosal growth on the mesial aspect of the left maxillary alveolus. What is your diagnosis?

Right-Sided Laryngeal Mass With Hoarseness

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):1021-1022. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0534

A young man had hoarseness and foreign body sensation in his throat; laryngoscopy revealed a large, right-sided, supraglottic, submucosal mass expanding the aryepiglottic fold and false vocal fold with hypomobility of the right vocal fold and extending to the aryepiglottic fold. What is your diagnosis?

An Unusual Laryngeal Mass Requiring Unusual Airway Management

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):1023-1024. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3356

A man presented with positional shortness of breath and sensation of airway obstruction; flexible fiber-optic laryngoscopy revealed a large, irregular pedunculated mass on the left anterior false vocal that was was seen to ball-valve in and out of the glottis with respiration. What is your diagnosis?

Observation

Medial Migration of an Untreated Intracanalicular Vestibular Schwannoma

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):1025-1026. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1769

This observation reports a case of a woman in her 60s with an untreated intracanalicular vestibular schwannoma that demonstrated medial migration on serial magnetic resonance imaging scans over the course of 30 months.

Correction

Updated Affiliation and Contact Information

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):1027. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3358
JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(10):936. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.1834
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