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April 2014, Vol 140, No. 4, Pages 287-384

In This Issue of JAMA Otolaryngology

Highlights

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):287. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.4285
Viewpoint

Too Much of a Good Thing

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):291-292. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.6647
Original Investigation

Hearing Impairment Associated With Depression in US Adults, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2010

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):293-302. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.42

Li et al use the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2010 to estimate the prevalence of and risk factors for depression among adults with hearing loss.

Impact of Facial Fractures and Intracranial Injuries on Hospitalization Outcomes Following Firearm Injuries

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):303-311. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.61

Allareddy and colleagues analyze outcomes associated with hospitalizations attributed to firearm injuries and obtain prevalence estimates of skull and/or facial fractures and/or intracranial injuries.

Competing Causes of Death and Medical Comorbidities Among Patients With Human Papillomavirus–Positive vs Human Papillomavirus–Negative Oropharyngeal Carcinoma and Impact on Adherence to Radiotherapy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):312-316. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.6732

Hess et al discern how differences in preexisting medical and psychosocial comorbidities affect adherence to radiation therapy according to human papillomavirus status.

Current Thyroid Cancer Trends in the United States

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):317-322. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.1

Davies and Welch determine whether thyroid cancer incidence has stabilized.

Propranolol vs Prednisolone for Symptomatic Proliferating Infantile Hemangiomas: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):323-330. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.6723

Baumann and colleagues compare the effectiveness and tolerability of propranolol and prednisolone in treating symptomatic, proliferating IH.

A Comparison of Outcomes Using Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy and 3-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy in Treatment of Oropharyngeal Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):331-337. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.6777

Lohia et al determine whether intensity-modulated radiation therapy improves PEG tube and treatment-related toxicity outcomes compared with 3D-CRT in patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.

Outcomes of Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis in the Treatment of Severe Micrognathia

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):338-345. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.16

Lam and coauthors assessed the rate and predictors of surgical success and complications among patients who undergo mandibular distraction osteogenesis prior to other airway procedures and (2) patients who required an initial tracheotomy and were subsequently treated with mandibular distraction osteogenesis.

Vitamin D and Risk of Postoperative Hypocalcemia After Total Thyroidectomy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):346-351. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.25

Griffin and coauthors investigate whether perioperative vitamin D levels have any effect on postthyroidectomy hypocalcemia.

Congenital Nasal Pyriform Aperture Stenosis: Is There a Role for Nasal Dilation?

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):352-356. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.53

Wine et al determine the outcome of patients with congenital nasal pyriform aperture stenosis who underwent nasal dilation alone without other surgical therapy

The Efficacy of Unilateral Bone-Anchored Hearing Devices in Chinese Mandarin-Speaking Patients With Bilateral Aural Atresia

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):357-362. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.6642

Fan and colleagues evaluate the speech recognition of Chinese Mandarin-speaking patients with bone-anchored hearing aids as well as patients’ satisfaction using 2 questionnaires.

Case Report/Case Series

Familial Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):363-368. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.6718

Niesten et al report 3 families that each had 2 members with superior canal dehiscence syndrome.

Thymoma and Parathyroid Adenoma: False-Positive Imaging and Intriguing Laboratory Test Results

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):369-373. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.6780

Cunningham et al report the case of a parathyroid hormone–secreting thymoma with a concurrent parathyroid adenoma discovered in the workup of a patient with primary hyperparathyroidism.

Clinical Problem Solving

Radiology

Submandibular Intraglandular Calcified Nodule

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):375-376. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.6627

Radiology

Incidental Mandibular Lesion in a Patient With Head and Neck Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):377-378. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.9

Pathology

A Recurrent Right Ear Mass

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):379-380. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.6635

Pathology

Bilateral Thyroid Nodules

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):381-382. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.6712

Pathology

A Growing Lesion on the Cheek

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):383-384. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.6770
Correction

Error in Online Author Name

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):356. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.209
JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):289. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.4286
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