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June 2019, Vol 145, No. 6, Pages 489-586

In This Issue of JAMA Otolaryngology

Highlights

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):489. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2783
Editorial

Use of Confidence Intervals to Improve the Quality of Research Results Reporting and Interpretation

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):491-493. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0793
Original Investigation

Comparison of Ibuprofen vs Acetaminophen and Severe Bleeding Risk After Pediatric Tonsillectomy: A Noninferiority Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):494-500. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0269

This noninferiority randomized clinical trial evaluates the risk of severe bleeding with ibuprofen vs acetaminophen use in children undergoing tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy.

Hearing Aid Prevalence and Factors Related to Use Among Older Adults From the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):501-508. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0433

This cross-sectional study of 1898 aging Hispanic/Latino adults with hearing loss describes hearing aid prevalence and factors associated with hearing aid use in the population.

Association of Positive Airway Pressure Prescription With Mortality in Patients With Obesity and Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea: The Sleep Heart Health Study

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):509-515. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0281

This cohort study of 392 participants with obesity and severe obstructive sleep apnea evaluates whether the prescription of positive airway pressure treatment is associated with lower mortality.

Clinical Performance Evaluation of a Personal Sound Amplification Product vs a Basic Hearing Aid and a Premium Hearing Aid

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):516-522. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0667

This cohort study of 56 adults with varying degrees of hearing impairment evaluates the clinical performance of a personal sound amplification product vs a basic hearing aid and a premium hearing aid.

Evaluating the Association of Clinical Factors With Symptomatic Recurrence of Idiopathic Subglottic Stenosis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):524-529. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0707

This medical record review of 186 patients evaluates the association of clinical factors with the symptomatic recurrence of idiopathic subglottic stenosis.

Association of Air Pollution With Increased Risk of Peritonsillar Abscess Formation

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):530-535. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0742

This nested case-control study examines the association of meteorological conditions and air pollution with peritonsillar abscess formation in patients in Korea.

A Clinical Comparison and Economic Evaluation of Erich Arch Bars, 4-Point Fixation, and Bone-Supported Arch Bars for Maxillomandibular Fixation

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):536-541. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0183

This cohort study examines the association of Erich arch bars, 4-point fixation, and bone-supported arch bars in maxillomandibular fixation with hospital charges and clinical outcomes.

Assessment of the Rate of Skip Metastasis to Neck Level IV in Patients With Clinically Node-Negative Neck Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):542-548. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0784

This meta-analysis reviews previously published studies to determine the rate of skip metastasis to neck level IV in patients with clinically node-negative neck oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma.

Invited Commentary

Positive Airway Pressure and Survival in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):515. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0345

Building Effectiveness of Over-the-Counter Hearing Care

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):523. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1127

Inclusion of Neck Level IV in Treatment of Patients With Clinically Node-Negative Oral Cavity Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):548-549. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0785

Video Head-Impulse Testing vs Clinical Diagnosis of Vestibular Disorders

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):561-562. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0314
Review

Evaluating the Diagnostic Accuracy of the Head-Impulse Test: A Scoping Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):550-560. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0243

This scoping review of 27 diagnostic studies evaluates the diagnostic accuracy of the head-impulse test.

Methodological Quality of Systematic Reviews of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring in Thyroidectomy: A Systematic Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):563-573. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0092

This systematic review assesses the methodological quality and the causes of heterogeneous results of systematic reviews with meta-analysis that compare routine intraoperative monitoring vs visual identification of the recurrent laryngeal nerve in patients undergoing thyroidectomy.

Clinical Challenge

Radiology

Giant Cystic Lesion in the Floor of Mouth

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):574-575. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0320

A woman in her 30s presented with a painless, slowly enlarging, midline neck mass without associated dysphagia, odynophagia, weight loss, or medical history of infection. What is your diagnosis?

Endoscopy

Facial Cellulitis and Sinonasal Necrotizing Infection in a Middle-aged Woman

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):576-577. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0333

A 36-year-old otherwise healthy white woman with a history of chronic sinusitis presented with progressive left facial pain and swelling of 5 months’ duration associated with epistaxis and left-sided epiphora. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Long-term Risk of Thyroid Cancer After Initially Negative Thyroid Biopsy Results

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):579-580. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0386

This population-based study examines the risk of being diagnosed with thyroid cancer in long-term follow-up of individuals with benign thyroid biopsy results.

Use of Clinical Trial Registries in Otolaryngology Systematic Reviews

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):580-581. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0521

This study examines the use of clinical trial registries in systematic reviews published in the top otolaryngology journals and evaluates whether additional studies could have been located for systematic reviews that omitted clinical trial registry searches.

Observation

Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma Presenting as a Manubrium Mass

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):581-583. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0327

This case report describes a man in his 70s who presented with growing, slightly tender swelling of the manubrium 12 years after resection of a large left substernal thyroid lobe.

Stability of Endolymphatic Hydrops in Ménière Disease Shown by 3-Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging During and After Vertigo Attacks

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):583-585. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0435

This case report describes a man in his who 50s with Ménière disease who developed acute hearing loss in the right ear.

Comment & Response

Importance of Maintaining Local Otolaryngology Societies

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):585-586. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0839

Importance of Maintaining Local Otolaryngology Societies—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):585-586. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1048
Correction

Missing Acknowledgement

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):586. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1423

Incorrect Reference Citation in Figure 1

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):586. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1721
JAMA Otolaryngology Patient Page

What Is Lymphedema and Why Does It Happen?

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):No Pagination Specified. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0392

This patient page describes the causes, symptoms, and treatment of lymphedema in patients treated with surgery or radiation therapy for head and neck cancer.

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(6):490. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2784
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