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December 29, 2016
Original Investigation

Association of Iron Deficiency Anemia With Hearing Loss in US Adults

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 29, 2016. 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.

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

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 29, 2016. 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.

Clinical Challenge

Unilateral Neck Swelling in a Pediatric Patient

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 29, 2016. 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?

December 22, 2016
Original Investigation

Health Care Resource Use in Patients With and Without 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Undergoing Sphincter Pharyngoplasty for Velopharyngeal Insufficiency

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 22, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3533

This study examines the use of health care resources by patients with velopharyngeal insufficiency who underwent sphincter pharyngoplasty and whether those with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome used more resources.

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. Published online December 22, 2016. 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.

Clinical Challenge

An Expansile Mass of the Sphenoid Sinus or Petrous Apex

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 22, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0497

A man had worsening blurry vision, gait instability, headache, and nasal congestion; examination revealed bilateral visual acuity of 20/100 with intact visual fields and a well-circumscribed expansile mass occupying the left petrous apex and sphenoid sinus. What is your diagnosis?

Comment & Response

Cetuximab and Radiotherapy in Laryngeal Preservanion—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 22, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3809

Cetuximab and Radiotherapy in Laryngeal Preservanion

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 22, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3821
December 15, 2016
Original Investigation

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. Published online December 15, 2016. 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.

Declining Prevalence of Hearing Loss in US Adults Aged 20 to 69 Years

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 15, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3527

This study uses data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey to determine if age- and sex-specific prevalence of adult hearing loss has changed during the past decade.

Invited Commentary

Nasal Reconstruction in the Vasculopathic Patient—Saddle Up

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 15, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3491
Review

Reconstructive Techniques for the Saddle Nose Deformity in Granulomatosis With PolyangiitisA Systematic Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 15, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3484

This systematic review identifies which techniques were most successful in reconstructive rhinoplasty for patients with a saddle nose deformity secondary to granulomatosis with polyangiitis disease.

Clinical Challenge

Retropharyngeal Mass

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 15, 2016. 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?

December 8, 2016
Viewpoint

Role of Qualitative Research in Shared Decision Making for Treatment of Sleep-Disordered BreathingPatients, Preferences, and Personal Factors

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 8, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3364

This Viewpoint assesses the use of grounded theory and thematic saturation to develop guidelines for best practices in the treatment of childhood sleep-disordered breathing.

Original Investigation

Decision-Making Quality in Parents Considering Adenotonsillectomy or Tympanostomy Tube Insertion for Their Children

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 8, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3365

This cohort study describes the level of decisional conflict and decisional regret experienced by parents considering surgery for their children and determines relations among decisional conflict, decisional regret, and shared decision making.

Transoral Robotic Surgery–Assisted Endoscopy With Primary Site Detection and Treatment in Occult Mucosal Primaries

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 8, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3419

This case series analyzes the role of transoral robotic surgery in facilitating the identification of a primary tumor site for patients presenting with squamous cell carcinoma of unknown primary.

Clinical Challenge

A Congenital Nasal Mass Causing Respiratory Distress

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 8, 2016. 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?

December 1, 2016
Original Investigation

An Ovine Model for Exclusive Endoscopic Ear Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 1, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3315

This experimental study describes the development and validation of an ex vivo animal model for exclusive endoscopic ear surgery.

The Role of Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Surgically Managed, p16-Positive Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 1, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3353

This cohort study compares survival between surgically managed patients with p16-positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma who received adjuvant chemoradiotherapy vs patients who received adjuvant radiotherapy alone.

Review

Association Between Laryngeal Cancer and Asbestos ExposureA Systematic Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 1, 2016. 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

Slowly Growing Right-Sided Neck Mass With Progressive Dysphagia

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 1, 2016. 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?

Comment & Response

Identifying Intraoperative Nerve Monitoring in Thyroid Surgery Using Administrative Databases

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 1, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3653

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

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 1, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3656
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