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November 2018, Vol 144, No. 11, Pages 957-1080

In This Issue of JAMA Otolaryngology

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(11):957. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1981
Original Investigation

From the American Head and Neck Society

Effect of Perioperative Gabapentin Use on Postsurgical Pain in Patients Undergoing Head and Neck Mucosal SurgeryA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(11):959-966. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.0282

This randomized clinical trial investigates the effect of perioperative gabapentin treatment vs placebo on postsurgical pain in patients undergoing head and neck mucosal surgery.

From the American Head and Neck Society

RNA Oncoimmune Phenotyping of HPV-Positive p16-Positive Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinomas by Nodal Status

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(11):967-975. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.0602

This cohort study explores whether a tumor-specific genetic signature exists for node-negative vs node-positive HPV 16–positive/p16-positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Baseline Cognition Assessment Among Patients With Oropharyngeal Cancer Using PROMIS and NIH Toolbox

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(11):978-987. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.0283

This cohort study assesses the baseline cognition of patients with oropharyngeal cancer using the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System and National Institutes of Health (NIH) Toolbox Cognitive Battery instrument.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Association of Celecoxib Use With Decreased Opioid Requirements After Head and Neck Cancer Surgery With Free Tissue Reconstruction

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(11):988-994. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.0284

This matched cohort study examines the association of the addition of celecoxib to the standard analgesia regimen with opioid use in patients after head and neck cancer surgery.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Comparison Between Patient-Perceived Voice Changes and Quantitative Voice Measures in the First Postoperative Year After ThyroidectomyA Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(11):995-1003. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.0309

This mixed methods study assesses the quality-of-life consequences of postthyroidectomy voice change from the perspective of patients with thyroid cancer and compares patient-perceived voice changes with changes in quantitative vocal variables at 5 time points in the first postoperative year.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Identification of Baseline Characteristics Associated With Development of Depression Among Patients With Head and Neck CancerA Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(11):1004-1010. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2228

This ad hoc secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial of patients with new or recurrent stages II through IV head and neck epidermoid carcinoma assesses the factors that may be associated with the development of moderate or severe depression during treatment.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Close Margins and Adjuvant Radiotherapy in Acinic Cell Carcinoma of the Parotid Gland

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(11):1011-1016. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.0788

This case series evaluates the oncologic outcomes of patients with acinic cell carcinoma of the parotid gland and the results of adjuvant therapy for those with close (≤1-mm) margins.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Association of Marijuana Use With Psychosocial and Quality of Life Outcomes Among Patients With Head and Neck Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(11):1017-1022. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.0486

This case-matched cohort study investigates differences in psychosocial and quality of life outcomes between marijuana users and nonusers among patients with newly diagnosed head and neck cancer.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Development of Multimodal Analgesia Pathways in Outpatient Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery and Association With Postoperative Opioid Prescription Patterns

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(11):1023-1029. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.0987

This cohort study assesses the association of institutional availability of multimodal analgesia pathways with adoption and adherence to such pathways, and the frequency of opioid prescriptions at discharge among adults following thyroid and parathyroid surgery.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Association of Positive Initial Margins With Survival Among Patients With Squamous Cell Carcinoma Treated With Total Laryngectomy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(11):1030-1036. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.1095

This cohort study investigates the association between positive initial margins and survival among patients with squamous cell carcinoma who underwent total laryngectomy and had negative final margins.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Association of Fludeoxyglucose F 18–Labeled Positron Emission Tomography and Computed Tomography With the Detection of Oropharyngeal Cancer Recurrence

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(11):1037-1043. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2143

This cohort study compares the accuracies of the initial posttreatment positron emission tomography and computed tomography between primary treatment groups and attempts to define indicators of false-positive findings in patients treated for oropharyngeal cancer.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Understanding Risk Factors Associated With Unplanned Reoperation in Major Head and Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(11):1044-1051. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2049

This cohort study uses the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program 2005-2014 database to identify risk factors associated with unplanned reoperation following major head and neck surgical procedures.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Association of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act With Insurance Coverage for Head and Neck Cancer in the SEER Database

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(11):1052-1057. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.1792

This population-based study uses data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database to examine the association of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act with rates of insurance coverage and access to care among patients with head and neck squamous cell cancer.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Comparison of Opioid Utilization Patterns After Major Head and Neck Procedures Between Hong Kong and the United States

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(11):1060-1065. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.1787

This observational study compares postoperative use of opioids between the United States and Hong Kong in patients undergoing head and neck surgery.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Symptom Burden Associated With Late Lower Cranial Neuropathy in Long-term Oropharyngeal Cancer Survivors

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(11):1066-1076. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.1791

This cross-sectional survey study of oropharyngeal cancer survivors investigates the association of late lower cranial neuropathy with severity of cancer treatment–related symptoms and general functional impairment.

Invited Commentary

Gene Expression Profiling in HPV-Positive p16-Positive Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell CarcinomasA Path to Deintensification?

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(11):976-977. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.0774

Is Improved Insurance Coverage a Fleeting Opportunity?

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(11):1058-1059. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.1953
Special Communication

From the American Head and Neck Society

The 2018 American Head and Neck Society Presidential Address—Reflections

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(11):1077-1080. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.1793

This Presidential Address presented at the 2018 meeting of American Head and Neck Society (AHNS) highlights the challenges and opportunities of the AHNS ongoing reorganization in the rapidly changing practice of head and neck surgery and details how AHNS members can harness this change to direct the future of their field.

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(11):958. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1982
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