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May 2019, Vol 145, No. 5, Pages 397-484

In This Issue of JAMA Otolaryngology

Highlights

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):397. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2778
Viewpoint

Off-label Treatment in Otolaryngology—A Cautionary Tale

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):399-400. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0150

This Viewpoint discusses cautionary measures and best practices for physicians to use when considering treating patients with off-label drugs and devices.

Reflections

An Otologist’s Experience as a Cochlear Implant Patient—The Power of Neuroplasticity

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):401-402. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0054

This essay relates an otologist’s experience as a cochlear implant recipient.

Editorial

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery—The Year in Review, 2018

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):403-404. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0389
Original Investigation

Indications for and Outcomes of Expansion Sphincter Pharyngoplasty to Treat Lateral Pharyngeal Collapse in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):405-412. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0006

This cohort study examines the indications for and outcomes of expansion sphincter pharyngoplasty for patients with obstructive sleep apnea and lateral pharyngeal wall collapse.

Association of Posttreatment Lymphopenia and Elevated Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio With Poor Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Human Papillomavirus–Negative Oropharyngeal Cancers

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):413-421. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0034

This cohort study assessed whether posttreatment lymphopenia and an elevated ratio of neutrophils to lymphocytes are associated with clinical outcomes in patients with human papillomavirus–negative oropharyngeal cancer after radiotherapy.

Association of Demographic and Hearing-Related Factors With Cochlear Implant–Related Quality of Life

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):422-430. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0055

This multicenter cross-sectional study assesses the association between demographic, hearing-related, and cochlear implant–related factors and cochlear implant–related quality of life across 6 domains in a newly created quality of life item bank.

Assessment of the Clinical Benefit of Imaging in Children With Unilateral Sensorineural Hearing Loss: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):431-443. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0121

This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluates the diagnostic yield of computed tomography and MRI in children with unexplained sensorineural hearing loss to determine the clinical benefit of imaging.

Association Between the Development of Pediatric Voice Disorders and Singing in Children’s Choir

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):445-451. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0066

This cohort study evaluates the association between singing in a children’s choir and the development of pediatric voice disorders.

Assessment of Gender Differences in Perceptions of Work-Life Integration Among Head and Neck Surgeons

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):453-458. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0104

This study evaluates the association of gender differences with the perceived quality of life of head and neck oncological surgeons.

Human Papillomavirus Genotype Detection in Oral Gargle Samples Among Men With Newly Diagnosed Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):460-466. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0119

This cohort study examines whether oral gargle samples can be used to accurately detect and genotype human papillomavirus in men with newly diagnosed oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.

Invited Commentary

Benefits of Imaging in Children for Unilateral Sensorineural Hearing Loss and the Eye of the Beholder

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):443-444. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0160

Choral Singing and Vocal Health—Young Choristers Are Not Harming by Harmonizing

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):451-452. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0063

Work-Life Balance Among Head and Neck Surgeons—Seeking Visionary Leadership From Everywhere

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):458-459. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0103

Human Papillomavirus DNA Detection in Saliva: Is It Relevant?

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):466-467. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0161
Review

Registration Practices of Randomized Clinical Trials in Rhinosinusitis: A Cross-sectional Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):468-474. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0145

This cross-sectional review evaluates the registration practices of 179 randomized clinical trials in rhinosinusitis.

Clinical Challenge

Radiology

Central Vertigo and Hearing Loss in an African Swimmer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):475-476. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3904

A 46-year-old East African swimmer presented with a 1-month history of progressive left hearing loss and vertigo; he also reported asthenia, sleep disorders, and urinary frequency. What is your diagnosis?

Pathology

An Aggressive Diffuse Supraorbital Mass

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):477-478. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0016

A white man in his 70s presented with a gradually enlarging right supraorbital mass that had been neglected for 4 years. What is your diagnosis?

Pathology

Verrucous Plaques Over the Helix of the Ear and Cervical Lymphadenopathy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):479-480. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0220

A preschool boy presented with asymptomatic, reddish, raised lesions over his right ear, noticed 3 months earlier, associated with multiple painless swellings on the ipsilateral side of neck for the past 3 weeks. What is your diagnosis?

Observation

Extracranial Olfactory Ensheathing Cell Tumor: Case Report of a New Clinical Entity

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):481-482. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0015

This case report describes a woman who presented with left-sided epistaxis from a 4.8-cm mass in the left nasal cavity extending from the left olfactory cleft.

Survival After Cardiac Metastasis in Malignant Disease of the Head and Neck

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):482-483. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0029

This case report describes a man in his 40s who presented with complaints of swelling in the right side of neck and left-sided palatal mass that was biopsied and yielded positive results for poorly differentiated carcinoma.

Comment & Response

Extensive Heterogeneity in the Meta-analysis of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):483-484. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.4526

Extensive Heterogeneity in the Meta-analysis of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):484. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0140
Correction

Error in Labeling of Number of Patients by Sex

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):484. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0859
Peer Reviewers List

JAMA Otolaryngology Peer Reviewers in 2018

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):e190064. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0064
JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(5):398. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2779
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