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December 2018, Vol 144, No. 12, Pages 1087-1189

In This Issue of JAMA Otolaryngology

Highlights

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1087. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1986
Original Investigation

Association of Facility Volume With Positive Margin Rate in the Surgical Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1090-1097. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2421

This retrospective cohort study uses data from the National Cancer Database to determine if there is an association between surgical treatment facility volume and positive margin rate in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

Opioid Prescribing Practice and Needs in Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1098-1103. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2427

This cohort study assesses the opioid prescribing practices and opioid needs for patients undergoing thyroid and parathyroid surgery.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Association of Care Processes With Timely, Equitable Postoperative Radiotherapy in Patients With Surgically Treated Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1105-1114. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2225

This cohort study assesses the care processes associated with timely, equitable postoperative radiotherapy (PORT) among patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

Association of Proton Pump Inhibitors With Hospitalization Risk in Children With Oropharyngeal Dysphagia

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1116-1124. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.1919

This retrospective cohort study of 293 children with oropharyngeal dysphagia examines hospitalization risk for those treated with proton pump inhibitors compared with those who were not.

Effectiveness of Guided Internet-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy vs Face-to-Face Clinical Care for Treatment of Tinnitus: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1126-1133. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2238

This randomized noninferiority clinical trial compares the effectiveness of guided internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy vs face-to-face clinical care among patients receiving medical treatment for tinnitus.

Individual Reliability of the Standard Clinical Method vs Patient-Centered Tinnitus Likeness Rating for Assessment of Tinnitus Pitch and Loudness Matching

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1136-1144. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2416

This case series assessed individual test-retest reliability of the 2-alternative forced-choice and tinnitus likeness rating approaches in patients undergoing evaluation for tinnitus.

Clinical Application of 3-Dimensional Printing Technology for Patients With Nasal Septal Deformities: A Multicenter Study

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1145-1152. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2054

This multicenter study examines the clinical application of a 3-D printed biomaterial implant in septoplasty for patients with caudal septal deviations.

Addition of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy vs Medical Therapy Alone for Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1153-1161. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2133

This systematic review and meta-analysis of 19 studies evaluates the benefit of the addition of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for patients with sudden sensorineural hearing loss.

Comparison of Objective Outcomes in Dynamic Lower Facial Reanimation With Temporalis Tendon and Gracilis Free Muscle Transfer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1162-1168. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.1964

This case series describes the use of temporalis tendon transfer or gracilis free muscle transfer to adjust the vector of smile and commissure position in patients with facial paralysis.

Characterizing the Normative Voice Tremor Frequency in Essential Vocal Tremor

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1169-1173. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2566

This cross-sectional observational study characterizes the normative voice tremor frequency in patients with essential vocal tremor.

Invited Commentary

Reduction of Opiates for Ambulatory Surgery—Endocrine Surgeons at the Cutting Edge

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1103-1104. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2404

Timely Adjuvant Postoperative Radiotherapy: Racing to a PORT in the Storm

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1114-1115. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2266

Empirical Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy in Children

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1124-1125. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.1952

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Tinnitus Unbound

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1134-1135. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2263
Clinical Challenge

Endoscopy

Atypical Infraglottic Lesion

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1174-1175. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2253

A cigarette smoker in his 50s with a history of hypertension, chronic kidney disease, colon adenocarcinoma, and hyperuricemia presented with an asymptomatic right vocal fold mass found incidentally during esophagogastroduodenoscopy; he denied fevers or weight loss. What is your diagnosis?

Pathology

An Unusual Entity Presenting as Bilateral Cervical Lymphadenopathy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1176-1177. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2361

A farmer in his 50s had bilateral periauricular swelling with no fever, weight loss, or loss of appetite. What is your diagnosis?

Pathology

Rapidly Enlarging Parapharyngeal Mass

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1178-1179. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2371

A man in his 40s with Poland syndrome presented with 6-month history of left throat pain and enlarging oropharyngeal mass. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Patient Concerns About Nasal Reconstruction After Mohs Surgery and Implications for Shared Decision Making

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1180-1181. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2368

This study examines the concerns of patients with nonmelanoma skin cancer regarding nasal reconstruction after Mohs surgery to develop an intervention to improve the shared decision-making process of patients and practitioners.

Observation

A Parathyroid Hemangioma of the Retropharynx

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1181-1183. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2248

This case report describes a man in his 30s who presented with cluster headaches and migraines and was subsequently diagnosed with retropharyngeal parathyroid hemangioma.

Pediatric Laryngeal Expression and Surgical Treatment of IgG4-Related Disease

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1183-1184. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2258

This case report describes a previously healthy female child who presented with several months of hoarseness, globus sensation, and dysphagia and was subsequently diagnosed with a rare form of IgG4-related disease.

Comment & Response

Validation of Haptic Properties of Materials for Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery Simulation

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1184-1185. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.1810

Validation of Haptic Properties of Materials for Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery Simulation—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1185-1186. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.1811

The Role of Otolaryngologists in Eradicating Human Papillomavirus

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1186. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2444

The Role of Otolaryngologists in Eradicating Human Papillomavirus—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1186-1187. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2450

Limitations to the Association of Risk of Airway Disease With Removal of Adenoids and Tonsils in Children

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1187-1188. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2447

Limitations to the Association of Risk of Airway Disease With Removal of Adenoids and Tonsils in Children

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1188. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2453

Limitations to the Association of Risk of Airway Disease With Removal of Adenoids and Tonsils in Children—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1188-1189. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2437
Correction

Misspelled Surname in Byline and Author Contributions

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1189. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3757
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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(12):1088. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1987
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