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January 26, 2017
Viewpoint

The Case for a Definitive Multisite, Randomized Clinical Trial of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Tinnitus

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 26, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4055

This Viewpoint discusses evidence of the efficacy of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for treatment of tinnitus and the need for a randomized clinical trial.

Original Investigation

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. Published online January 26, 2017. 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.

Research Letter

Treatment of Severe Acquired Tracheomalacia With a Patient-Specific, 3D-Printed, Permanent Tracheal Splint

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 26, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3932

This case report describes the treatment of severe acquired tracheomalacia with a patient-specific, 3D-printed, permanent tracheal splint.

January 24, 2017
Editorial

USPSTF Recommendation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Screening in Adults

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 24, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4720
January 19, 2017
Original Investigation

Cognitive Training for Adults With Bothersome TinnitusA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 19, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3779

This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effect of a cognitive training program on bothersome tinnitus in adults.

Clinical Challenge

A Cystic Lesion of the Lower Lip

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 19, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3229

A man presented with an intraoral cystic lesion of the left lower lip; the lesion had developed spontaneously and grew slowly but progressively, and there was an outflow of a clear serous fluid on palpation. What is your diagnosis?

January 12, 2017
Original Investigation

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

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 12, 2017. 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. Published online January 12, 2017. 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.

Clinical Challenge

A Young Boy With Progressive Dysphonia

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 12, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3219

A young boy presented with dysphonia and laryngeal abnormalities; flexible laryngoscopy revealed 2 laryngeal lesions, and tracheobronchoscopy revealed a distal tracheal submucosal mass. What is your diagnosis?

Observation

Laryngeal Immunoglobulin G4-Related Disease Resulting in Severe Airway Obstruction

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 12, 2017. 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.

January 5, 2017
Viewpoint

The Changing Cochlear Implant Center

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 5, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3687

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

Original Investigation

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

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 5, 2017. 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.

Trends in Otolaryngology Consultation Patterns at an Academic Quaternary Care Center

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 5, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4056

This study examines trends in otolaryngology–head and neck surgery consultations conducted in emergency departments and inpatient services.

Clinical Challenge

Middle Ear Mass Causing Vertigo and Facial Nerve Weakness

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 5, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3222

A woman had vertigo, profound mixed hearing loss, a mass obstructing the external auditory canal, and facial nerve weakness; computed tomography revealed a soft-tissue mass emanating from the middle ear involving the facial canal with surrounding bony erosion. What is your diagnosis?

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