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June 2014, Vol 140, No. 6, Pages 487-576

In This Issue of JAMA Otolaryngology

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(6):487. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.4295
Original Investigation

Analysis of Growth Curves in Children After Adenotonsillectomy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(6):491-496. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.411

Czechowicz and Chang examine patterns of change in weight and stature in children after adenotonsillectomy.

Physician and Patient and Caregiver Health Attitudes and Their Effect on Medicare Resource Allocation for Patients With Advanced Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(6):497-503. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.494

Rocke et al determine how baseline attitudes toward quality vs quantity of life affect end-of-life resource allocation.

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Salivary Gland Cancer Survival

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(6):504-512. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.406

Russell et al determine whether patient race or ethnicity affects salivary gland cancer survival.

Patient Outcomes in Magnet-Based Implantable Auditory Assist Devices

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(6):513-520. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.484

O’Niel and colleagues assess hearing thresholds, use rates, and complications in children implanted with an MIAAD for conductive hearing loss.

Primary Presentations of Laryngomalacia

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(6):521-526. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.626

Cooper and colleagues document the primary modes of presentation for laryngomalacia in a consecutive series of children and compare the characteristics of each subgroup.

Bilateral Vestibular Deficiency: Quality of Life and Economic Implications

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(6):527-534. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.490

Sun et al quantify disease-specific and health-related quality of life, health care utilization, and economic impact experienced by individuals with bilateral vestibular deficiency in comparison with those with unilateral vestibular deficiency.

Cochlear Implantation in Ménière’s Disease

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(6):535-539. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.550

Fife and colleagues determine whether cochlear implantation (CI) in patients with Ménière’s disease improves hearing performance as measured by standard post-CI audiometric testing and describe the impact of CI on subjective auditory and vestibular quality-of-life measures.

Evaluation of a Test Battery to Assess Perception of Music in Children With Cochlear Implants

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(6):540-547. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.341

Roy et al evaluate the Music in Children With Cochlear Implants (MCCI) test as a tool to measure music perception. Performance of children with cochlear implants was compared with that of children with normal hearing.

The Role of Total Parotidectomy for Metastatic Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Malignant Melanoma

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(6):548-554. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.352

Thom et al determine patterns of intraparotid and neck metastasis, identify risk factors, and report outcomes in patients with parotid superficial lobe LN metastasis from cSCC and malignant melanoma. They retrospectively reviewed 65 adults and assessed the presence and number of parotid deep lobe and neck LNs involved with metastatic disease.

Analysis of the Hyalinization Reaction in Otosclerosis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(6):555-559. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.427

Nelson and Hinojosa evaluate the composition of hyalinized soft tissues at the site of otosclerotic endosteal penetration using immunostaining techniques.

Case Report/Case Series

Right Aortic Arch With Kommerell Diverticulum: A Rare Cause of Dysphagia

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(6):560-562. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.417

Adams and coauthors describe a young patient with dysphagia caused by a right aortic arch, aberrant left subclavian artery, and associated Kommerell diverticulum.

A Case of Trigeminocardiac Reflex During Infrastructure Maxillectomy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(6):563-564. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.562
Invited Commentary

Surgical Evaluation in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Climbing the Steep Part of the Learning Curve

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(6):568. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.555
Clinical Challenges

Diagnosing the Correct Site of Obstruction in Newly Diagnosed Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(6):565-567. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.546
Clinical Problem Solving

Pathology

External Nasal Lesion in a Middle-aged Man

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(6):569-570. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.346

Pathology

Dark Brownish Cutaneous Mass in the Cavum Concha

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(6):571-572. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.565

Radiology

Abnormal Fetal Cystic Left Neck Mass

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(6):573-574. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.477

Radiology

Otalgia, Facial Nerve Paralysis, and Hearing Loss

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(6):575-576. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.621
JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(6):488. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.4296
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