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November 2017, Vol 143, No. 11, Pages 1067-1150

In This Issue of JAMA Otolaryngology

Highlights

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(11):1067. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1410
Viewpoint

Teaching Quality Improvement and Patient Safety in Residency Education: Strategies for Meaningful Resident Quality and Safety Initiatives

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(11):1069-1070. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1317

This Viewpoint discusses practical strategies for implementing successful resident-led patient safety and quality improvement initiatives in otolaryngology–head and neck surgery residency education.

Anesthesia Exposure and Neurotoxicity in Children—Understanding the FDA Warning and Implications for the Otolaryngologist

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(11):1071-1072. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1570

This Viewpoint discusses the implications for otolaryngologists of a recent US Food and Drug Administration warning about the association between anesthesia exposure and neurocognitive deficits in children.

Reflections

The End of the Road

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(11):1073-1074. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1573
Original Investigation

Reporting of Effect Size and Confidence Intervals in JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(11):1075-1080. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1504

This study evaluates the frequency of reporting effect sizes and confidence intervals in the results of analytical studies from JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery.

Unilateral Laryngoscopic Findings Associated With Response to Gabapentin in Patients With Chronic Cough

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(11):1081-1085. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1557

This cohort study examines the use of gabapentin in patients with chronic cough when vocal fold motion asymmetry is noted on videostroboscopy.

Accuracy of a Staging System for Prognosis of 5-Year Survival of Patients With Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Who Underwent Chemoradiotherapy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(11):1086-1091. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1562

This cohort study evaluates outcomes data and the American Joint Committee on Cancer staging system to improve the accuracy of the 5-year survival prognosis for patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma who underwent chemoradiotherapy.

Extracapsular Dissection vs Superficial Parotidectomy of Benign Parotid Lesions: Surgical Outcomes and Cost-effectiveness Analysis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(11):1092-1097. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1618

This study reviews all parotidectomies at a single institution conducted by head and neck surgeons to compare extracapsular dissection with superficial parotidectomy for benign parotid tumors with respect to surgical outcomes and cost-effectiveness.

Minimal Important Difference in Voice Handicap Index–10

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(11):1098-1103. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1621

This cohort study estimates the minimal important difference in the Voice Handicap Index–10 total score among patients at a university voice clinic.

Association of Krouse Classification for Sinonasal Inverted Papilloma With Recurrence: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(11):1104-1110. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1686

This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluates the existing literature on sinonasal inverted papilloma to assess the association between the Krouse classification and the rate of recurrence.

Measuring Institutional Quality in Head and Neck Surgery Using Hospital-Level Data: Negative Margin Rates and Neck Dissection Yield

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(11):1111-1116. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1694

Using data from the National Cancer Database, this study examines the association of negative margin rate and lymph node yield with survival in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinomas at the hospital level.

Association of Enrollment in an Aerodigestive Clinic With Reduced Hospital Stay for Children With Special Health Care Needs

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(11):1117-1121. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1743

This study examines the association of enrollment in a multidisciplinary aerodigestive clinic with comprehensive and coordinated care with reduced frequency of inpatient admissions and overall hospital days for children with special health care needs.

Nationwide Variation in Rates of Thyroidectomy Among US Medicare Beneficiaries

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(11):1122-1125. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1746

This cross-sectional analysis of Medicaid data examines variability across US regions for rates of thyroid surgery among Medicaid beneficiaries.

Survival Outcomes for Patients With T3N0M0 Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Glottic Larynx

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(11):1126-1133. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1756

This cohort study defines outcomes in patients with clinical T3N0M0 glottic laryngeal cancer treated with definitive surgical and radiotherapy-based approaches.

Interferon-γ Treatment of Human Laryngotracheal Stenosis–Derived Fibroblasts

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(11):1134-1140. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0977

This in vitro controlled study assesses whether the helper T cell 1 cytokine interferon-γ inhibits laryngotracheal stenosis–derived fibroblast function in patients undergoing surgical subglottic and tracheal dilation.

Changes in Peak Airflow Measurement During Maximal Cough After Vocal Fold Augmentation in Patients With Glottic Insufficiency

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(11):1141-1145. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0976

This case series study evaluates changes in peak airflow after vocal fold augmentation among patients with glottic insufficiency.

Observation

Double Parathyroid Adenomas in Monozygotic Twins

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(11):1148-1150. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1611

This is a report of a case of primary hyperparathyroidism in a pair of genetically identical individuals.

Correction

Error in Byline

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(11):1150. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.2498
JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(11):1068. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1411
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