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May 2020, Vol 146, No. 5, Pages 395-512

Viewpoint

CMS Adoption of Prior Authorization Requirements—Implications for Facial Plastic Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):397-398. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0235

This Viewpoint details the potential negative aspects of the new prior authorization requirements of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for procedures often performed by facial plastic surgeons.

Editorial

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery—The Year in Review, 2019

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):399-400. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0204
Original Investigation

Bilateral Selective Laryngeal Reinnervation for Bilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis in Children

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):401-407. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.4863

This case series evaluates the use of bilateral selective laryngeal reinnervation surgery to treat bilateral vocal fold paralysis in pediatric patients.

Evaluation of Residual Disease Following Transcanal Totally Endoscopic vs Postauricular Surgery Among Children With Middle Ear and Attic Cholesteatoma

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):408-413. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0001

This propensity score–matched cohort study of pediatric tympanic cholesteatoma resections investigates the association between the surgical method—transcanal endoscopic or postauricular approach—and rates of residual disease at follow-up.

Evaluating Reasons for Revision Surgery and Device Failure Rates in Patients Who Underwent Cochlear Implantation Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):414-420. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0030

This cohort study uses medical records from October 2001 to March 2019 to analyze the revision surgery rate, reasons for revision surgery, and device failure and survival rates of different device models in recipients of cochlear implant.

Intratympanic vs Systemic Corticosteroids in First-line Treatment of Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):421-428. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0047

This systematic review and meta-analysis examines hearing outcomes for intratympanic vs systemic corticosteroids as a first-line treatment of idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss.

Powering the Gracilis for Facial Reanimation: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Outcomes Based on Donor Nerve

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):429-436. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0065

This systematic review with meta-analysis examines the association of outcomes in adults undergoing primary gracilis transfer for facial paralysis with the donor nerve used for neurotization.

Development of a Patient-Centered Functional Outcomes Questionnaire in Head and Neck Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):437-443. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.4788

This qualitative study describes the process of developing, validating, and implementing a questionnaire designed with involvement from patients and other stakeholders in the field of head and neck oncology.

Multilevel Associations Between Patient- and Hospital-Level Factors and In-Hospital Mortality Among Hospitalized Patients With Head and Neck Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):444-454. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0132

This cross-sectional study examines the multilevel associations of patient- and hospital-level factors with in-hospital mortality and develops a nomogram to predict the risk of in-hospital mortality among patients with head and neck cancer.

Development and Validation of Nomograms for Predicting Delayed Postoperative Radiotherapy Initiation in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):455-464. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0222

This cohort study assesses presurgical and postsurgical patient- and clinical-level factors associated with the delayed administration of postoperative radiation therapy among patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

Evaluation of the Incidence of Other Cranial Neuropathies in Patients With Postviral Olfactory Loss

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):465-470. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0225

This case-control study evaluates the incidence of other cranial nerve deficits in patients with postviral olfactory loss and determines if there is an association with neurologic injury in this group and if other risk factors are associated with postviral olfactory loss.

Invited Commentary

The Patient Perspective—A Valuable But Untapped Resource in Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):497-499. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.2795
Review

Evaluation of the Prognostic Value of FDG PET/CT Parameters for Patients With Surgically Treated Head and Neck Cancer: A Systematic Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):471-479. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0014

This systematic review evaluates the prognostic value of parameters of fluorodeoxyglucose F 18–labeled positron emission tomography and computed tomography as biomarkers of disease recurrence among patients with surgically treated head and neck cancer.

Auditory Input and Postural Control in Adults: A Narrative Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):480-487. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0032

This narrative review examines the associations between sound and balance reported in the existing literature and recommends strategies for continuing research on the role of sound in balance performance.

Management of Iatrogenic Cervical Esophageal Perforations: A Narrative Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):488-494. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0088

This review article provides an update of treatment options for iatrogenic cervical esophageal perforations.

Research Letter

Concerns of Patients With Ménière Disease in Ethiopia, India, and the United States

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):496-497. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.2663

This survey of 17 patients with Ménière disease in 3 countries evaluates their concerns, daily activities, self-image, and understanding of the disease.

Observation

Long-term Follow-up of a Patient With Auditory Neuropathy and Normal Hearing Thresholds

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):499-501. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.4314

This case report describes an 18-year-old woman with auditory neuropathy and normal hearing thresholds who underwent follow-up at ages 24 years and 41 years and compares results over time.

An Atypical Cause of Difficulty Swallowing

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):501-503. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0133

A woman in her 70s presented with a 10-month history of globus pharyngeus, intermittent dysphagia, odynophagia, and unintentional weight loss and was diagnosed with a pyriform schwannoma.

Fluctuant Facial Mass

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):503-504. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0240

A woman in her 60s presented with a palpable soft mass in the left cheek and was subsequently diagnosed with a facial varix, which was resected via a novel transoral endoscopic approach.

Comment & Response

Radical Radiotherapy Should Remain the Standard of Care for Carcinoma Oropharynx

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):504-505. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0089

Radical Radiotherapy Should Remain the Standard of Care for Carcinoma Oropharynx—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):505-506. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0092

Head and Neck Injuries Associated With Cell Phone Use

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):506. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0139

Head and Neck Injuries Associated With Cell Phone Use—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):506-507. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0145
Peer Reviewers List

JAMA Otolaryngology Peer Reviewers in 2019

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):e200107. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0107
JAMA Otolaryngology Patient Page

Nasal Airway Obstruction Structure and Function

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):512. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0165

This Patient Page describes the structure and the function of the nose and discusses common procedures that help improve nasal airway obstruction.

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(5):395. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.2904
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