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July 2016, Vol 142, No. 7, Pages 621-712

In This Issue of JAMA Otolaryngology

Highlights

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):621. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.1815
Viewpoint

New Recommendations for Extent of Thyroidectomy and Active Surveillance for the Treatment of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):625-626. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0980

This Viewpoint assesses the treatment options for differentiated thyroid cancer in patients at low risk for locoregional recurrence and disease-specific mortality.

Original Investigation

National Practice Patterns of Antireflux Medication for Chronic Rhinosinusitis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):627-633. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0937

This cross-sectional analysis uses data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey to determine whether chronic rhinosinusitis is associated with administration of antireflux medications.

Retention of Mastoidectomy Skills After Virtual Reality Simulation Training

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):635-640. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0454

This study examines the retention of mastoidectomy skills after virtual reality simulation training with distributed and massed practice and investigates participants’ cognitive load during retention procedures.

Domestic Travel and Regional Migration for Parathyroid Surgery Among Patients Receiving Care at Academic Medical Centers in the United States, 2012-2014

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):641-647. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0509

This study of discharge data assesses the factors that influence domestic travel patterns and selection of high- vs low-volume hospitals in different regions of the United States for parathyroid surgery.

Education on, Exposure to, and Management of Vascular Anomalies During Otolaryngology Residency and Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):648-651. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0605

This survey study explores otolaryngology trainees’ education in, exposure to, and comfort level with vascular anomalies.

Association of Using Hearing Aids or Cochlear Implants With Changes in Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):652-657. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0700

This observational study investigates the association of treatment with a hearing aid or cochlear implant with depressive symptoms in older adults.

Assessment of the Predictive Value of the Modified Frailty Index for Clavien-Dindo Grade IV Critical Care Complications in Major Head and Neck Cancer Operations

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):658-664. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0707

This analysis of American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program data assesses the predictive value of the Modified Frailty Index for Clavien-Dindo grade IV and grade V after major head and neck oncologic surgery.

Objective Outcomes of Supraglottoplasty for Children With Laryngomalacia and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Meta-analysis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):665-671. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0830

This meta-analysis quantifies the objective outcomes of supraglottoplasty for laryngomalacia with obstructive sleep apnea via polysomnography data in the pediatric population.

Association of Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss With Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):672-675. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0845

This population-based, case-control study using data from the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database explores the association between sudden sensorineural hearing loss and vertebrobasilar insufficiency in cases and controls propensity score matched on age and sex.

Evaluation of the Effect of Diagnostic Molecular Testing on the Surgical Decision-Making Process for Patients With Thyroid Nodules

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):676-682. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0850

This case-control study of a surgical management algorithm investigates the effect of diagnostic molecular profiling on the decision-making process in managing patients with thyroid nodules.

Association of Extracapsular Spread With Survival According to Human Papillomavirus Status in Oropharynx Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Carcinoma of Unknown Primary Site

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):683-690. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0882

This cohort study investigates the prognostic association of extracapsular spread according to human papillomavirus status with survival in patients with oropharynx squamous cell carcinoma and carcinoma of unknown primary site.

Survival and Gastrostomy Prevalence in Patients With Oropharyngeal Cancer Treated With Transoral Robotic Surgery vs Chemoradiotherapy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):691-697. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1106

This matched-cohort study compares survival and gastrostomy prevalence between patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma treated with transoral robotic surgery–based therapy and those treated with nonsurgical therapy.

Invited Commentary

Reflux and Chronic Rhinosinusitis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):633-634. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1050
From the JAMA Network

Subcutaneous Dupilumab and Mometasone Furoate Nasal Spray for Chronic Rhinosinusitis With Polyps

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):698-699. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0678

This commentary on an article recently published in JAMA discusses the use of subcutaneous dupilumab in adults with chronic rhinosinusitis with polyps.

Clinical Challenge

Pathology

Parapharyngeal Space Mass

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):701-702. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3697

An elderly man had a slowly enlarging left facial mass; nasopharyngoscopy revealed slight bulging of the lateral pharyngeal wall into the oropharynx and imaging showed a lesion arising from the left parapharyngeal space, arising from the deep lobe of the parotid gland. What is your diagnosis?

Pathology

Laryngeal Mass in an Elderly Man

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):703-704. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3796

A man in his 70s presented with hoarseness, throat pain, dysphagia, and odynophagia after being intubated for neutropenic sepsis and receiving a diagnosis of myelodysplastic syndrome, which progressed to acute myeloid leukemia. What is your diagnosis?

Pathology

Asymptomatic Dorsal Tongue Mass

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):705-706. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3966

A woman had a progressively enlarging lump on her tongue; the size caused intermittent gagging and a foreign-body sensation in her throat; examination revealed a pedunculated mass of the posterior dorsal tongue just lateral to the circumvallate papillae. What is your diagnosis?

Radiology

Patient With Nasal Obstruction

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):707-708. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0891

A woman had chronic bilateral nasal congestion without facial pressure, pain, paresthesia, bleeding, dysphagia, or voice change; endoscopy demonstrated moderate mucosal edema, and computed tomography revealed a nasopharyngeal mass that appeared hypodense. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Changing Trends in the Incidence of Thyroid Cancer in the United States

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):709-711. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0230

This study uses data from the SEER registry to examine recent national trends in thyroid cancer incidence.

Comment & Response

Screening and Follow-up of Children Who Snore When Polysomnography Is Not Available

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):711. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0465

Screening and Follow-up of Children Who Snore When Polysomnography is Not Available—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):711-712. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0468
Correction

Error in Figure

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):712. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1797
JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(7):622. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.1816
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