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August 2019, Vol 145, No. 8, Pages 697-770

In This Issue of JAMA Otolaryngology

Highlights

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):697. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2793
Viewpoint

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy vs Medical Therapy for Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):699-700. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0924

This Viewpoint provides support for using hyperbaric oxygen therapy within 24 to 48 hours to treat sudden sensorineural hearing loss.

Original Investigation

Occult Nodal Disease and Occult Extranodal Extension in Patients With Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Undergoing Primary Transoral Robotic Surgery With Neck Dissection

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):701-707. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1186

This multicenter cohort study evaluates the rate of occult extranodal extension and postoperative nodal upstaging among patients with localized oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma treated by transoral robotic surgery with neck dissection.

Prognostic Case Volume Thresholds in Patients With Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):708-715. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1187

This cohort study uses data from the US National Cancer Database to report the association of patient survival with treatment facility case volume thresholds among patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

Trends in Diagnostic Flexible Laryngoscopy and Videolaryngostroboscopy Utilization in the US Medicare Population

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):716-722. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1190

This cross-sectional study describes national- and state-level diagnostic flexible laryngoscopy and videolaryngostroboscopy utilization and payment trends from 2000 to 2016 in the US Medicare population.

Safety and Tolerability of Bacteriophage Therapy for Chronic Rhinosinusitis Due to Staphylococcus aureus

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):723-729. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1191

This phase 1 clinical trial assesses the safety, tolerability, and preliminary efficacy of ascending multiple intranasal doses of the investigational phage cocktail AB-SA01 in patients with recalcitrant chronic rhinosinusitis due to Staphylococcus aureus.

Obstruction Patterns During Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy vs Natural Sleep Endoscopy in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):730-734. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1437

This cohort study evaluates findings from drug-induced vs natural sleep tests for adults with sleep-disordered breathing, including degrees and types of upper-airway collapse.

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Using Preoperative Computed Tomographic Lymphography and Intraoperative Indocyanine Green Fluorescence Imaging in Patients With Localized Tongue Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):735-740. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1243

This cohort study evaluates the identification rate of sentinel lymph nodes using a novel technique of combined preoperative computed tomographic (CT) lymphography and intraoperative indocyanine green fluorescence for localized tongue cancers.

Invited Commentary

New Developments in Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Procedure in Localized Oral Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):741-742. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1342
Review

Usefulness of 18F-Fluorocholine Positron Emission Tomography–Computed Tomography in Locating Lesions in Hyperparathyroidism: A Systematic Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):743-750. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0574

This systematic review of 16 English-language studies compares measures of diagnostic accuracy of 18F-fluorocholine positron emission tomography–computed tomography with other imaging modalities in locating parathyroid glands to facilitate minimally invasive surgery.

Perioperative Care of Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Undergoing Upper Airway Surgery: A Review and Consensus Recommendations

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):751-760. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1448

This review uses the Amsterdam Delphi Method to compare patients with obstructive sleep apnea with reference groups undergoing non–upper airway surgery and to assess risk for increased pulmonary complications, oxygen desaturation, difficult intubation, cardiac complications, and atrial fibrillation.

Clinical Challenge

Pathology

An Exophytic Dorsolateral Tongue Mass in a Young Patient

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):761-762. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0935

A young woman developed a large, painful mass on her tongue after bite trauma. Histopathologic examination showed ulceration, pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia, and acute and chronic inflammation with eosinophils. What is your diagnosis?

Pathology

Perforation of the Hard Palate

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):763-764. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0926

A man with a perforation of the hard palate was admitted following 3 weeks of dysphagia; 1 week of nasal regurgitation, nonproductive cough, and breathy voice; a 25-pound weight loss over the preceding 2 months; and a 1-year history of HIV infection and hepatic tuberculosis. What is your diagnosis?

Observation

Massive Scalp Cylindromas Treated With Staged Resection and Split-Thickness Skin Grafting

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):766-767. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1234

This case report describes a woman in her 60s who presented with many large scalp cylindroma tumors.

Comment & Response

Association Between Red Blood Cell Width and Modified Frailty Index

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):767-768. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0932

Association Between Red Blood Cell Width and Modified Frailty Index—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):768. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0920

Incidence of Thyroid Cancer Among Children and Young Adults in Fukushima, Japan

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):768-769. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1099

Incidence of Thyroid Cancer Among Children and Young Adults in Fukushima, Japan

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):769-770. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1105

Incidence of Thyroid Cancer Among Children and Young Adults in Fukushima, Japan—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):770. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1102
Correction

Misspelled Author Names in Byline

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):770. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.2293

Errors in Author Affiliations

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):770. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.2330
JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(8):698. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2794
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