[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]

April 2019 - January 1925

Decade

Year

Issue

June 2017, Vol 143, No. 6, Pages 535-635

In This Issue of JAMA Otolaryngology

Highlights

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):535. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1377
Viewpoint

The 10 Commandments of Management for Acute Upper Airway Obstruction in Infants and Children

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):539-540. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0219

This Viewpoint recommends 10 commandments or rules to follow when managing an acute upper airway obstruction in an infant or child.

Original Investigation

From the American Head and Neck Society

Assessment of Surgical Learning Curves in Transoral Robotic Surgery for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):542-548. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4132

This study assesses learning curves for 3 oncologic transoral robotic surgery specialists and assesses the number of cases needed to identify the learning phase.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Association of Otolaryngology Resident Duty Hour Restrictions With Procedure-Specific Outcomes in Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):549-554. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4182

This study analyses the association of otolaryngology duty hour restrictions with surgery-specific outcomes, including complications following thyroid and parathyroid procedures performed before and after duty hour reform.

A Proposal to Redefine Close Surgical Margins in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Tongue

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):555-560. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4238

This study evaluates specimens of squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue and compares close resection margins of less than 5.0 mm vs less than or equal to 2.2 mm for determination of risk for local recurrence as a positive margin.

Lingual Tonsillectomy for Treatment of Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Meta-analysis

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):561-568. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4274

This meta-analysis evaluates the therapeutic outcomes of lingual tonsillectomy for treatment of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea.

Traumatic Facial Injuries Among Elderly Nursing Home Residents: Never Event or Frequent Occurrence?

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):569-573. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4275

This population-based study estimates the incidence of facial trauma among elderly nursing home residents and details mechanisms of injury, injury characteristics, and patient demographic data.

Association of Body Mass Index With Infectious Complications in Free Tissue Transfer for Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):574-579. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4304

This cohort study examines whether elevated body mass index is an independent risk factor for perioperative and postoperative infections after free tissue transfer in patients undergoing head and neck reconstructive surgery.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Association of Transoral Robotic Surgery With Short-term and Long-term Outcomes and Costs of Care in Oropharyngeal Cancer Surgery

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):580-588. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4634

This cross-sectional analysis investigates the association of transoral robotic surgery with short- and long-term outcomes and costs in surgically treated patients with oropharyngeal cancer.

Long-term Surveillance Following Intralesional Steroid Injection for Benign Vocal Fold Lesions

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):589-594. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4418

This cohort study reports the findings of a long-term surveillance following intralesional steroid injection for benign vocal fold lesions.

Association of Parathyroid Gland Biopsy Excision Technique With Ex Vivo Radiation Counts During Radioguided Parathyroid Surgery

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):595-600. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4635

This case series study examines the proportion of a hyperfunctional parathyroid gland that must be evaluated with the gamma probe to satisfy the Norman 20% rule.

Vestibular Aqueduct Midpoint Width and Hearing Loss in Patients With an Enlarged Vestibular Aqueduct

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):601-608. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4522

This retrospective medical record review of 54 patients and 74 affected ears examines the association between vestibular aqueduct size and repeated measures of hearing loss.

Invited Commentary

With Experience Comes Wisdom

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):540-541. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0218
Special Communication

Inaugural Symposium on Advanced Surgical Techniques in Adult Airway Reconstruction: Proceedings of the North American Airway Collaborative (NoAAC)

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):609-613. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4126

This report communicates the findings of the North American Airway Collaborative Symposium on Advanced Surgical Techniques in Adult Airway Reconstruction.

Review

Adjuvant Human Papillomavirus Vaccination for Secondary Prevention: A Systematic Review

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):614-622. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4736

This systematic review evaluates literature regarding human papillomavirus vaccination for secondary disease prevention after treatment of virus-related clinical disease.

Clinical Challenge

Radiology

A Young Man With Proptosis Causing Decreased Visual Acuity

Abstract Full Text
has active quiz
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):623-624. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3691

A teenage boy had deteriorating vision and swelling in his right eye, right ear pain, and forehead tenderness; endoscopy revealed a fleshy, red soft-tissue mass in the superior nasal cavity. What is your diagnosis?

Pathology

Slow-Growing Infiltrative Sinonasal Mass

Abstract Full Text
has active quiz
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):625-626. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3693

A man in his 50s was seen for a 6-month history of swelling involving the nasal bridge and right eye and intermittent ipsilateral epistaxis; endoscopy demonstrated a right-sided exophytic mass visible between the middle turbinate and nasal septum. What is your diagnosis?

Radiology

Trismus and Swelling on the Side of the Face

Abstract Full Text
has active quiz
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):627-628. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3700

A woman presented with mild to moderate trismus and swelling on the left side of the face of a few months’ duration; physical examination was remarkable for left-sided facial swelling, and no deficits of the facial or trigeminal nerves were detected. What is your diagnosis?

Pathology

Slowly Enlarging Neck Mass

Abstract Full Text
has active quiz
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):629-630. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.3707

A man had an enlarging, nontender, neck mass at the angle of the mandible; computed tomography showed a heterogeneous mass adjacent to the tail of the left parotid, and pathologic findings revealed an encapsulated soft nodule within the specimen. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Strategies for Targeted Therapy in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Using WEE1 Inhibitor AZD1775

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):631-633. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4563

This study maps the cellular response to the WEE1 inhibitor and explores the contributions of p53 to its effect.

Observation

Conservative Treatment of Isolated Cricoid Cartilage Fractures From Blunt Trauma

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):633-634. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0075

This case series examines the conservative treatment of laryngotracheal traumas.

Comment & Response

Support for the Diagnosis of CHARGE Syndrome

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):634-635. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4762

Support for the Diagnosis of CHARGE Syndrome—Reply

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):635. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4765
JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(6):537. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1378
×