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March 2019, Vol 145, No. 3, Pages 201-300

In This Issue of JAMA Otolaryngology

Highlights

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):201. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2768
Viewpoint

The Increasing Role of Social Media in Otolaryngology

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):203-204. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.4035

This Viewpoint examines the increasing role of social media in the practice of otolaryngology.

Management of Hearing Loss Through Telemedicine

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):204-205. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3885

This Viewpoint explores the benefits telemedicine could have on hearing health care for all populations but especially those that are vulnerable or underserved.

A Career in Global Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):206-207. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3556

This Viewpoint suggests that academic surgical departments are well positioned to lead global surgery efforts given their focus on teaching, innovation, and service.

Reflections

Toward a Broader, More Global Perspective for US Otolaryngology Residents

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):208-209. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3562

This essay discusses the benefits of the medical education system offering US otolaryngology residents the opportunity to gain a broader, more global perspective on the practice of otolaryngology.

Original Investigation

Association Between Red Blood Cell Distribution Width and Outcomes of Open Airway Reconstruction Surgery in Adults

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):210-215. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3793

This case series study examines whether the ability to achieve a prosthesis-free airway in adults after open airway reconstruction is associated with red blood cell distribution width at the time of surgery.

Risk Factors Associated With Postoperative Delirium in Patients Undergoing Head and Neck Free Flap Reconstruction

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):216-221. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3820

This cohort study assessed the frequency of and risk factors associated with postoperative delirium among patients undergoing free flap reconstruction after head and neck disease.

Association of Genetic vs Environmental Factors in Swedish Adoptees With Clinically Significant Tinnitus

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):222-229. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3852

This study uses Swedish national registry data to assess the association between genetic vs environmental factors and risk of tinnitus among adoptees.

Health-Related Quality of Life After Diagnosis and Treatment of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer and Association With Type of Surgical Treatment

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):231-238. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3870

This content analysis assesses health-related quality of life outcomes and adverse effects of different types of surgical treatment of differentiated thyroid cancer among patients in an Australian case-control study.

Comparison of the Financial Burden of Survivors of Head and Neck Cancer With Other Cancer Survivors

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):239-249. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3982

This analysis of US nationally representative survey data assessed the financial burdens of patients with head and neck cancer compared with patients with other types of cancer.

Assessment of Neurocognitive Impairment and Speech Functioning Before Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):251-257. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3981

This cohort study examines neurocognitive functioning in patients with head and neck cancer before treatment and investigates the association between neurocognition and speech functioning.

Assessment of Trends in Utilization of Nasal Endoscopy in the Medicare Population, 2000-2016

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):258-263. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.4003

This study analyzes Medicare beneficiary and provider data from 2000 through 2016 to investigate trends in the number of nasal endoscopies performed among the Medicare population, reimbursement, and regional differences.

Invited Commentary

Heritability and Tinnitus

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):229-230. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3946

Head and Neck Cancer Compared With Other Cancers—Does the Great Equalizer Equalize Equally?

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):249-250. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.4072

Variation in Care Delivery and Diagnostic Modalities Among the Medicare Population

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):263-264. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3998
Review

Diagnosis, Classification, and Management of Pediatric Tracheobronchomalacia: A Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):265-275. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3276

This narrative review discusses diagnosis and treatment of tracheobronchomalacia (TBM) in infants and children and presents a novel classification system.

Clinical Challenge

Pathology

A Large Tonsillar Mass in a Healthy Teenager

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):276-277. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3891

A previously healthy 18-year-old woman presented with a growth in the right oropharynx of 4 months’ duration as well as voice changes, recent weight loss, and decreased appetite. What is your diagnosis?

Radiology

Newborn With a Sublingual Mass

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):278-279. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2568

A 1-week-old, full-term male newborn who was born after a normal pregnancy presented with labored breathing, xerostomia, poor bowel movements, symmetrical submucosal swelling of the oral floor, and a midline external punctum in the submental area; imaging showed a midline, sublingual, thin-walled, multiloculated lesion that extended inferiorly. What is your diagnosis?

Radiology

A Unified Cause of Cranial Polyneuropathy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):280-281. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3626

A healthy man in his mid 30s residing in the northeastern United States was seen by his primary care physician in mid-June with a 2-week history of flulike symptoms and was given doxycycline because he reported frequenting wooded areas; 1 week later, he developed a complete right facial nerve paralysis. What is your diagnosis?

JAMA Otolaryngology Patient Page

Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy in Children

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):300. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3703

This Patient Page provides reasons for surgically removing a child’s tonsils and adenoids and describes the risks and expectations of this surgery.

Research Letter

Quality and Reliability of YouTube Videos as a Source of Patient Information on Rhinoplasty

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):282-283. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3723

This study evaluates the quality and reliability of YouTube videos pertaining to rhinoplasty as a source of patient information.

Quantification of Hearing Loss Research on Children Compared With Older Adults

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):283-285. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3889

This database study assesses areas of research on hearing loss in children and older adults.

Assessment of Application-Driven Postoperative Care in the Pediatric Tonsillectomy Population: A Survey-Based Pilot Study

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):285-287. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3647

This survey-based pilot study evaluates app-driven postoperative care in the pediatric tonsillectomy population.

Observation

Phosphaturic Mesenchymal Tumor of the Cerebellopontine Angle

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):287-288. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.4045

This case report describes an otherwise healthy woman in her 30s who presented with left-ear hearing loss, tinnitus, distorted hearing, and occasional otalgia of a few months’ duration.

Bullous Pemphigoid Presenting as Oropharyngeal Hemorrhage

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):288-290. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.4051

This is a case report of a man who presented with oropharyngeal hemorrhage and impending airway compromise as the initial presentation of mucosal bullous pemphigoid.

Oculorespiratory Reflex During Repair of an Orbital Fracture

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):290-291. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.4056

This case report describes a man in his 40s who experienced an oculorespiratory reflex affecting intraoperative ventilation during repair of a large, unilateral orbital floor fracture.

Comment & Response

No Evidence of Broadband Noise Having Any Harmful Effect on Hearing

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):291-292. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3985

No Evidence of Broadband Noise Having Any Harmful Effect on Hearing

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):292. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3995

No Evidence of Broadband Noise Having Any Harmful Effect on Hearing—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):292-293. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3988

Failure to Report Related Studies

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):293-294. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0074
Correction

Addition of 2 References and Discussion of These Studies

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):294. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0138
JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(3):202. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2769
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