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August 2017, Vol 143, No. 8, Pages 747-849

In This Issue of JAMA Otolaryngology

Highlights

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):747. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1389
Viewpoint

Assumptions of Quality Medicine: The Role of Uncertainty

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):753-754. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0257

This Viewpoint discusses the increasing pressure on physicians to provide safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, and equitable care to all patients and the potentially incorrect assumptions of the economic policies influencing decision making.

Editorial

The USPSTF Recommendation on Thyroid Cancer Screening: Don’t “Check Your Neck”

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):755-756. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0502

This Editorial reviews thyroid cancer diagnosis and mortality in light of the latest USPSTF recommendation against screening for the disease.

Original Investigation

Association Between Middle Ear Cholesteatoma and Chronic Rhinosinusitis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):757-763. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0130

This population-based study evaluates the risk of cholesteatoma in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis.

Comparison of Automated Posttonsillectomy Bleed Capture With Self-report

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):764-768. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0148

This medical record review evaluates the feasibility and accuracy of an algorithm to capture posttonsillectomy bleeding in a single health care system compared with traditional self-reported bleeding by the surgical team.

Evaluation of Monitored Anesthesia Care in Sialendoscopy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):769-774. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0181

This cohort study compares the outcomes of sialendoscopy procedures in patients who underwent general anesthesia with endotracheal intubation or monitored anesthesia care.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Laser-Assisted Indocyanine Green Dye Angiography for Postoperative Fistulas After Salvage Laryngectomy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):775-781. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0187

This study examines whether noninvasive angiography with indocyanine green dye can be used to evaluate native pharyngeal vascularity to anticipate pharyngocutaneous fistula development after salvage laryngectomy in patients with head and neck cancer.

Applicant Perspectives on the Otolaryngology Residency Application Process

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):782-787. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0231

This survey study evaluates the perceptions of 2016 otolaryngology–head and neck surgery residency applicants regarding the application process and offers suggestions for reform.

Analgesic Effects of Intravenous Acetaminophen vs Placebo for Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Postoperative Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):788-794. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0238

This randomized clinical trial examines the use of intravenous acetaminophen vs placebo in patients undergoing endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis.

Association of Gender With Financial Relationships Between Industry and Academic Otolaryngologists

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):796-802. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0276

This study evaluates the existence of gender disparities in industry relationships with academic otolaryngologists.

Free Flap Reconstruction Monitoring Techniques and Frequency in the Era of Restricted Resident Work Hours

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):803-809. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0304

This multi-institutional review characterizes various techniques and frequencies of free flap monitoring by nurses and resident physicians and seeks to determine if adapted resident monitoring frequency is associated with recognition of flap compromise and outcome.

Association of Gel-Forming Mucins and Aquaporin Gene Expression With Hearing Loss, Effusion Viscosity, and Inflammation in Otitis Media With Effusion

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):810-817. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0386

This case-control study investigates the association of gel-forming mucins and aquaporin 5 gene expression with inflammation, effusion viscosity, and hearing loss in pediatric otitis media with effusion.

Association of Modified Frailty Index Score With Perioperative Risk for Patients Undergoing Total Laryngectomy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):818-823. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0412

This population-based study evaluates use of the Modified Frailty Index in estimation of outcomes in patients undergoing total laryngectomy

Invited Commentary

Rethinking Pain Management in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):794-795. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0344
Review

Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Upper Airway–Related Dyspnea: A Systematic Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):824-831. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0348

This systematic review of upper airway dyspnea–related patient-reported outcome measures evaluates each measure’s developmental properties, validation, and applicability.

Clinical Challenge

Pathology

An HIV-Positive Child With a Gingival Mass

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):833-834. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4497

A young girl diagnosed as having varicella zoster encephalitis, cytomegalovirus retinitis, and HIV/AIDS had facial swelling and a violaceous, vascular-appearing lesion involving the left maxillary gingiva with numerous surrounding loose teeth.What is your diagnosis?

Pathology

Diffuse Parotid Swelling From an Underlying Parotid Mass in a Pediatric Patient

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):835-836. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4502

A child presented with left jaw pain and symptoms of an upper respiratory infection; the swelling resolved leaving a firm, slightly mobile, subcentimeter mass palpable in the anterior parotid gland that enlarged and became painful. What is your diagnosis?

Pathology

A Supraclavicular Mass

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):837-838. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4508

A man presented with a 6-year history of a painless lump in the supraclavicular region; palpation detected a smooth, soft, and fluctuant mass, and computed tomography revealed a poorly circumscribed, heterogeneous, and cystic mass near the sternocleidomastoid muscle. What is your diagnosis?

Pathology

Unilateral Nasal Congestion in an Elderly Man

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):839-840. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.4515

An elderly man had right-sided nasal congestion and intermittent epistaxis; CT imaging of the sinuses revealed opacification of the right nasal cavity with tissue protruding into the nasopharynx and complete opacification of the sinuses. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Industry Sponsorship of Research in Otolaryngology: An Examination of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Open Payments Database

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):842-843. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0002

This cross-sectional analysis quantifies research payments made by the health care industry to otolaryngologists and compares the field of otolaryngology with other surgical specialties.

Surgeon Volume in Parathyroid Surgery—Surgical Efficiency, Outcomes, and Utilization

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):843-847. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0124

This study examines the association between surgeon volume and 30-day rates of complications, mortality, and postdischarge utilization among patients undergoing parathyroidectomy.

Observation

Opsoclonus Recorded by a Smartphone

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):847-848. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0510

This is the report of a case wherein an acute attack of idiopathic opsoclonus was recorded in real time on a smart phone.

Comment & Response

Cognitive Training Program to Treat Tinnitus

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):848. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0520

Cognitive Training Program to Treat Tinnitus—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):848-849. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0523
Correction

Incorrect Middle Initial in Byline

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):849. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1825
JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):748. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.1390
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