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April 2018, Vol 144, No. 4, Pages 283-388

In This Issue of JAMA Otolaryngology

Highlights

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):283. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1946
Viewpoint

Can Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Therapy Improve Clinical Outcomes of Cochlear Implantation?

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):287-288. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3414

This Viewpoint cites several examples of how brain-derived neurotrophic factor therapy affects outcomes of cochlear implantation.

Editorial

Open Access—Is There a Predator at the Door?

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):289-290. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.0026

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery—The Year in Review, 2017

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):291-292. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3016
Original Investigation

Outcomes of Onabotulinum Toxin A Treatment for Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia and Laryngeal Tremor

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):293-299. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3088

This cohort study examines the outcomes of onabotulinum toxin A treatment in patients with adductor spasmodic dysphonia with or without lateral laryngeal tremor.

Association of Adenotonsillectomy With Blood Pressure Among Hypertensive and Nonhypertensive Children With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):300-307. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3127

This case series investigates disparities in blood pressure changes after adenotonsillectomy in hypertensive and nonhypertensive children with obstructive sleep apnea.

Association of Metabolic Syndrome With Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):308-314. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3144

This medical record review evaluates the association of the metabolic syndrome with the rate of recovery among adult patients with sudden sensorineural hearing loss.

Nonsurgical Treatment for Posttraumatic Complete Facial Nerve Paralysis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):315-321. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3147

This cohort study documents the results of nonsurgical treatment for posttraumatic complete facial paralysis with undisplaced temporal bone fracture and unfavorable electrophysiologic features.

Changes in Scope of Procedures Performed by Pediatric Otolaryngologists in the Past Decade

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):322-329. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3164

This survey study asks directors from 33 US and international pediatric otolaryngology departments to report the percentage of 59 procedures that were performed by their department vs other specialties from 2006 to 2016.

Association of Reduced Delay in Care With a Dedicated Operating Room in Pediatric Otolaryngology

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):330-334. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3165

This study evaluates an otolaryngology-specific operating room time block for unscheduled cases to determine time from initial consultation to surgery and utilization of the dedicated block of time.

Association of Continued Preoperative Aspirin Use and Bleeding Complications in Patients Undergoing Thyroid Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):335-341. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3262

This cohort study assesses whether continued preoperative aspirin use preoperatively is associated with increased bleeding complications among patients undergoing thyroid surgery.

Patient-Reported Dysphagia After Thyroidectomy: A Qualitative Study

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):342-348. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3378

This patient open-interview study attempts to characterize the effect of swallowing-related symptoms after thyroidectomy on patient quality of life and related outcomes.

Association of Survival With Shorter Time to Radiation Therapy After Surgery for US Patients With Head and Neck Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):349-359. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3406

Using data from the National Cancer Database, this cohort study examines the association of delayed time to radiotherapy with survival outcomes in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

Review

Otolaryngology Resident Education and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Core Competencies: A Systematic Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):360-370. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3163

This systematic review summarizes the quantity and nature of otolaryngology residency training literature and evaluates whether this literature aligns with the 6 core competencies identified by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

Clinical Challenge

Pathology

A Pediatric Nasopharyngeal Mass

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):371-372. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3072

An otherwise healthy 3-year-old boy presented with symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing, including gasping, apneic episodes at night, and nighttime nasal congestion; intraoperatively he was found to have a nasopharyngeal mass. What is your diagnosis?

Pathology

Hard Swelling on Inner Cheek

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):373-374. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3131

A man had a hard swelling of the left inner cheek, with increasing spontaneous pain and swelling; examination revealed an erythematous lesion of the buccal mucosa, adjacent to the maxillary first molar, which produced a small amount of bleeding with palpation. What is your diagnosis?

Pathology

A Painful Submandibular Mass in a Patient With Bruxism

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):375-376. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3171

A woman with a history of bruxism and long-term use of a bite guard presented with pain centering on left submandibular area; contrast-enhanced computed tomography demonstrated a mass adjacent to the left submandibular gland. What is your diagnosis?

Pathology

An Uncommon Cutaneous Lesion

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):377-378. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3417

A male smoker in his 60s presented with a right supraclavicular cutaneous mass that had persisted for 2 years; a biopsy of a pulmonary nodule showed a well-differentiated adenocarcinoma with lepidic pattern, and further workup revealed an intestinal tumor as the primary source. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Medical Student Knowledge of Human Papillomavirus–Positive Head and Neck Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):380-382. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3089

This survey examines knowledge of the association of human papillomavirus and head and neck cancer among students at 10 New York State medical schools.

Opioid Prescription Patterns Among Patients With Head and Neck Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):382-383. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3343

This cross-sectional analysis quantifies the use of opioid analgesics among patients with head and neck cancer and compares this with use among patients with lung or colon cancer.

Injectable Soft-Tissue Augmentation for the Treatment of Tracheoesophageal Puncture Enlargement

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):383-384. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3422

This study reports on the use of injectable soft-tissue fillers for the treatment of tracheoesophageal prosthesis enlargement and periprosthetic leakage.

Observation

Fall With e-Cigarette in Mouth Resulting in Pharyngeal and Esophageal Burns

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):385-386. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3265

This Observation describes the case of a man who presented to the emergency department with stridor, increased work of breathing, and supplement oxygen requirement after falling with an e-cigarette in his mouth several hours earlier.

Comment & Response

Lymph Node Yield as Quality Metric for Clinically N0 Oral Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):386. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3333

Lymph Node Yield as Quality Metric for Clinically N0 Oral Cancer—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):386-387. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3336

Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome—Additional Clinical Considerations

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):387-388. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3427

Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):388. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.3400
Correction

Errors in Questionnaire Scoring Algorithm

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):388. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.0033
Peer Reviewers List

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Peer Reviewers in 2017

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):e180130. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.0130
JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;144(4):284. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1947
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