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March 2017, Vol 143, No. 3, Pages 203-318

In This Issue of JAMA Otolaryngology

Highlights

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):203. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1358
Viewpoint

Role of Qualitative Research in Shared Decision Making for Treatment of Sleep-Disordered Breathing: Patients, Preferences, and Personal Factors

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):213-214. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3364

This Viewpoint assesses the use of grounded theory and thematic saturation to develop guidelines for best practices in the treatment of childhood sleep-disordered breathing.

Editorial

USPSTF Recommendation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Screening in Adults

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):215-217. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4720
Original Investigation

Parent Experience of Care and Decision Making for Children Who Snore

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):218-225. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2400

In this study, parents of children with sleep-disordered breathing were interviewed to understand their care experiences and decision making for diagnosis and treatment of their children.

Navigation Guidance During Free Flap Mandibular Reconstruction: A Cadaveric Trial

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):226-233. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3204

This cadaver study compares surgical techniques to achieve mandible alignment in reconstructive surgery after mandibulectomy.

Contingent Valuation Analysis of an Otolaryngology and Ophthalmology Emergency Department: The Value of Acute Specialty Care

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):234-238. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3267

This study surveyed patients of an ophthalmology- and otolaryngology-specific emergency department to assess the value of acute specialty care.

Association Between Severity of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Number and Sites of Upper Airway Operations With Surgery Complications

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):239-246. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3268

This cohort study investigates association between the severity of obstructive sleep apnea and the number and anatomical sites of upper airway operations with operative complications.

An Ovine Model for Exclusive Endoscopic Ear Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):247-252. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3315

This experimental study describes the development and validation of an ex vivo animal model for exclusive endoscopic ear surgery.

The Role of Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Surgically Managed, p16-Positive Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):253-259. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3353

This cohort study compares survival between surgically managed patients with p16-positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma who received adjuvant chemoradiotherapy vs patients who received adjuvant radiotherapy alone.

Decision-Making Quality in Parents Considering Adenotonsillectomy or Tympanostomy Tube Insertion for Their Children

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):260-266. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3365

This cohort study describes the level of decisional conflict and decisional regret experienced by parents considering surgery for their children and determines relations among decisional conflict, decisional regret, and shared decision making.

Transoral Robotic Surgery–Assisted Endoscopy With Primary Site Detection and Treatment in Occult Mucosal Primaries

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):267-273. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3419

This case series analyzes the role of transoral robotic surgery in facilitating the identification of a primary tumor site for patients presenting with squamous cell carcinoma of unknown primary.

Declining Prevalence of Hearing Loss in US Adults Aged 20 to 69 Years

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):274-285. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3527

This study uses data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey to determine if age- and sex-specific prevalence of adult hearing loss has changed during the past decade.

Health Care Resource Use in Patients With and Without 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Undergoing Sphincter Pharyngoplasty for Velopharyngeal Insufficiency

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):286-291. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3533

This study examines the use of health care resources by patients with velopharyngeal insufficiency who underwent sphincter pharyngoplasty and whether those with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome used more resources.

Invited Commentary

Evidence-Based Perioperative Treatment After Free Tissue Reconstruction: Moving From Alchemy to Data

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):303-304. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3117
Review

Optimal Perioperative Care in Major Head and Neck Cancer Surgery With Free Flap Reconstruction: A Consensus Review and Recommendations From the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Society

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):292-303. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2981

This systematic review examines optimal perioperative care in patients undergoing major head and neck cancer surgery with free flap reconstruction.

Clinical Challenge

Pathology

Protruding Glistening Mass on the Posterior Surface of the Auricle

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):305-306. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2349

A man had a slow-growing mass on the posterior surface of the left auricle; histopathological examination revealed the tumor to be overall hypocellular and composed of bland spindle cells with no mitotic activity in a slightly basophilic myxoid matrix. What is your diagnosis?

Radiology

Recurrent Pneumonia in an Infant

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):307-308. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2429

A neonate had respiratory distress requiring endotracheal intubation; videofluoroscopic swallow study demonstrated aspiration with all consistencies, and she had Klebsiella pneumoniae sepsis and persistent lung collapse. What is your diagnosis?

Pathology

A Young Man With Enlarging Unilateral Tonsil Mass

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):309-310. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2472

A teenager had enlarged tonsils and recurrent tonsillitis, and one tonsil had a smooth, pedunculated, flesh-colored mass; histologic sections revealed a polypoid structure composed of a fibrovascular core covered by stratified squamous epithelium. What is your diagnosis?

Radiology

A Young Man With Hypercalcemia

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):311-312. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2737

A young man had a significantly elevated calcium level, and imaging revealed a lesion in the location of the right inferior parathyroid gland and lytic bone lesions of the left mandibular ramus, left scapula, and C5 vertebra. What is your diagnosis?

Endoscopy

A Young Boy With Progressive Dysphonia

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):313-314. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3219

A young boy presented with dysphonia and laryngeal abnormalities; flexible laryngoscopy revealed 2 laryngeal lesions, and tracheobronchoscopy revealed a distal tracheal submucosal mass. What is your diagnosis?

Observation

Differentiating Hyperostotic Temporal Bone Meningioma En Plaque and Fibrous Dysplasia on Computed Tomographic Imaging

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):316-317. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.2387

A woman in her 40s presented to the emergency department with a sclerotic expansion of the right temporal bone and a spiculated periosteal reaction along the outer and inner tables. There was no involvement of any other bones of the calvarium. What is your diagnosis?

Comment & Response

Appropriate Treatment of T3 Glottic Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):317-318. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3235

Appropriate Treatment of T3 Glottic Cancer—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):318. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3238
Correction

Incorrectly Reported Data

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):318. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0156
JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(3):211. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1359
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