This randomized clinical trial investigates the effect of perioperative gabapentin treatment vs placebo on postsurgical pain in patients undergoing head and neck mucosal surgery.
This cohort study explores whether a tumor-specific genetic signature exists for node-negative vs node-positive HPV 16–positive/p16-positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas.
This cohort study assesses the baseline cognition of patients with oropharyngeal cancer using the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System and National Institutes of Health (NIH) Toolbox Cognitive Battery instrument.
This matched cohort study examines the association of the addition of celecoxib to the standard analgesia regimen with opioid use in patients after head and neck cancer surgery.
This mixed methods study assesses the quality-of-life consequences of postthyroidectomy voice change from the perspective of patients with thyroid cancer and compares patient-perceived voice changes with changes in quantitative vocal variables at 5 time points in the first postoperative year.
This ad hoc secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial of patients with new or recurrent stages II through IV head and neck epidermoid carcinoma assesses the factors that may be associated with the development of moderate or severe depression during treatment.
This case series evaluates the oncologic outcomes of patients with acinic cell carcinoma of the parotid gland and the results of adjuvant therapy for those with close (≤1-mm) margins.
This case-matched cohort study investigates differences in psychosocial and quality of life outcomes between marijuana users and nonusers among patients with newly diagnosed head and neck cancer.
This cohort study assesses the association of institutional availability of multimodal analgesia pathways with adoption and adherence to such pathways, and the frequency of opioid prescriptions at discharge among adults following thyroid and parathyroid surgery.
This cohort study investigates the association between positive initial margins and survival among patients with squamous cell carcinoma who underwent total laryngectomy and had negative final margins.
This cohort study compares the accuracies of the initial posttreatment positron emission tomography and computed tomography between primary treatment groups and attempts to define indicators of false-positive findings in patients treated for oropharyngeal cancer.
This cohort study uses the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program 2005-2014 database to identify risk factors associated with unplanned reoperation following major head and neck surgical procedures.
This population-based study uses data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database to examine the association of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act with rates of insurance coverage and access to care among patients with head and neck squamous cell cancer.
This observational study compares postoperative use of opioids between the United States and Hong Kong in patients undergoing head and neck surgery.
This cross-sectional survey study of oropharyngeal cancer survivors investigates the association of late lower cranial neuropathy with severity of cancer treatment–related symptoms and general functional impairment.
This Presidential Address presented at the 2018 meeting of American Head and Neck Society (AHNS) highlights the challenges and opportunities of the AHNS ongoing reorganization in the rapidly changing practice of head and neck surgery and details how AHNS members can harness this change to direct the future of their field.
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