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February 2021, Vol 147, No. 2, Pages 120-222

Viewpoint

Steroid Shots and the Culture of Instant Gratification

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):121-122. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3413

This Viewpoint discusses the value of steroid shots as “quick fixes” in the treatment of patients with acute upper respiratory tract infections.

Original Investigation

Use of Nonmedicated Control Substances in Randomized Clinical Trials of Patients With Chronic Rhinosinusitis: A Systematic Review and Single-Arm Meta-analysis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):123-133. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3723

This systematic review and meta-analysis assesses the association of nonmedicated control substances in randomized clinical trials with disease outcomes in patients diagnosed with chronic rhinosinusitis.

Use of Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone in Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy for Primary Hyperparathyroidism: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):135-143. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4021

This meta-analysis compares surgical outcomes with and without use of intraoperative parathyroid hormone during minimally invasive parathyroidectomy.

Exploratory Factor Analysis of the Vestibular Activities Avoidance Instrument

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):144-150. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4203

This cohort study applies exploratory factor analysis to the 81-item Vestibular Activities Avoidance Instrument to assess whether it can be shortened for practical clinical application to identify fear avoidance beliefs in individuals with dizziness.

Incidence of Hearing Impairment and Changes in Pure-Tone Average Across Generations

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):151-158. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4352

This cohort study examines whether hearing impairment incidence and change in pure-tone average in adults differ by generation and identifies factors underlying these differences.

Evaluation of Smoking as a Modifying Factor in Chronic Rhinosinusitis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):159-165. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4354

This case-control study analyzes whether active smoking is a risk factor for chronic rhinosinusitis and its association with disease-specific quality of life.

Physician Confidence in Neck Ultrasonography for Surveillance of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Recurrence

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):166-172. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4471

This cross-sectional study assesses physician confidence in using neck ultrasonography to detect recurrence of differentiated thyroid cancer in patients under long-term surveillance.

Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy Findings in Children With Obstructive Sleep Apnea With vs Without Obesity or Down Syndrome

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):175-181. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4548

This cohort study examines drug-induced sleep endoscopy findings in surgically naive children with obesity and children with Down syndrome.

Validation of Hearing Loss Prediction Tool for Cisplatin Chemotherapy and Radiation in Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):182-189. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4620

This cohort study uses data from a cancer treatment facility and clinical audiometric database to assess the validity of a previously created dynamic nomogram and model for hearing loss to be used after treatment with chemoradiation for head and neck cancer.

Comparison of Surgical Treatments for Zenker Diverticulum: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):190-196. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4091

This systematic review and network meta-analysis compares the 3 most common surgical techniques—endoscopic laser-assisted diverticulotomy, endoscopic stapler-assisted diverticulotomy, and transcervical diverticulectomy with cricopharyngeal myotomy—in adults with Zenker diverticulum.

Invited Commentary

Controls for Clinical Trials of Intranasal Medications for Chronic Rhinosinusitis: Who Nose What to Do?

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):133-134. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3722

Increasing Confidence in Detecting Metastatic Thyroid Cancer With Neck Ultrasonography

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):173-174. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4604
Review

Contemporary Management of Vascular Anomalies of the Head and Neck—Part 1: Vascular Malformations: A Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):197-206. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4353

This review provides an up-to-date overview of the diagnostic and therapeutic management options for congenital vascular malformations of the head and neck.

Clinical Challenge

Radiology

Olfactory Disorder With No Menarche in a Teenager

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):207-208. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4575

A 16-year-old female presents with a history of olfactory disorder, laryngeal tracheoesophageal fissure, intestinal hernia, and hearing loss because of an ossicular malformation. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Disparities in the Uptake of Telemedicine During the COVID-19 Surge in a Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Population by Patient Demographic Characteristics and Socioeconomic Status

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):209-211. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3052

This cohort study examines the association between patient demographic characteristics and socioeconomic status and engagement in telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Observation

Use of Vascular Clues to Locate Ectopic Parathyroid Glands and Predict Anatomic Abnormalities

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):211-213. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3749

This case report describes a woman in her 60s who was referred for primary hyperparathyroidism and was subsequently diagnosed with an aberrant right subclavian artery.

Chronic Rhinosinusitis With Nasal Polyps In Patients With Aspirin Sensitivity—Mycophenolate Mofetil as an Effective Steroid-Sparing Agent

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):214-215. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3401

This case report describes 4 patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis who were treated with mycophenolate mofetil.

A Broader View of Video Head Impulse Tests—Reframing Windows

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):215-218. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4135

This case report describes 2 patients who had normal findings on video head impulse testing despite having vestibulo-ocular reflex abnormalities on clinical head impulse test results.

Comment & Response

Nasal Saline Irrigations in the COVID-19 Pandemic

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):218. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4326

Nasal Saline Irrigations in the COVID-19 Pandemic—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):219. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4322

Moving Toward Equitable Telemedicine in Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):219-220. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4329

Moving Toward Equitable Telemedicine in Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):220. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4323

Problematic Reporting of Gender Differences in Clinical Productivity Among Otolaryngologists

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):220-221. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4625

Problematic Reporting of Gender Differences in Clinical Productivity Among Otolaryngologists

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):221-222. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4628

Problematic Reporting of Gender Differences in Clinical Productivity Among Otolaryngologists—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):222. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4631
JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(2):120. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3508
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