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July 2020, Vol 146, No. 7, Pages 599-678

Reflections

To Be a Partner in Life—Resident Training During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):601-602. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0921

This essay reflects on being a resident at the time of coronavirus disease 2019 and advocates for a role for residents in the response to the pandemic.

Editorial

For Whom Do Cochlear Implants Work Best?

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):603-604. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0678

Leveraging COVID-19–Inspired Changes to Advance Otolaryngology—Here to Stay

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):605-607. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.1188
Original Investigation

Pediatric Microlaryngoscopy and Bronchoscopy in the COVID-19 Era

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):608-612. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.1191

This case series study describes a modified technique for pediatric microlaryngoscopy and bronchoscopy for use in the COVID-19 era.

Association of Patient-Related Factors With Adult Cochlear Implant Speech Recognition Outcomes: A Meta-analysis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):613-620. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0662

This meta-analysis of 13 studies comprising 1095 patients provides associations of patient-related factors with cochlear implant speech recognition outcomes.

Risk Factors for Patient-Reported Olfactory Dysfunction After Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Hypophysectomy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):621-629. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0673

This cohort study analyzes the association between postsurgical hyposmia and/or anosmia and a variety of patient, disease, and treatment factors among patients with primary sellar lesions.

Health-Related Quality of Life Changes Associated With Hearing Loss

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):630-638. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0674

This qualitative study develops a comprehensive profile of items that describe how quality of life is associated with hearing loss and its treatments that can be used to generate hearing-related quality of life measures, including a novel utility measure.

Otolaryngologist Performance in the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System in 2017

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):639-646. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0847

This cross-sectional study characterizes otolaryngologist participation and performance in the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System in 2017.

Effectiveness of Adenotonsillectomy vs Watchful Waiting in Young Children With Mild to Moderate Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):647-654. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0869

This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effectiveness of adenotonsillectomy compared with watchful waiting in children aged 2 and 4 years who experience mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea.

Invited Commentary

Do Young Children With Nonsevere Obstructive Sleep Apnea Benefit From Adenotonsillectomy?The CHAT vs the KATE Study

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):654-655. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0878
Review

Considerations in Human Papillomavirus–Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer Screening: A Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):656-664. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.4811

This narrative review summarizes the evidence associated with screening for human papillomavirus–positive oropharyngeal cancer.

Clinical Challenge

Pathology

Slow-Growing Painless Parotid Nodule in a Woman in Her 40s

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):665-666. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0675

A 44-year-old woman presents with an asymptomatic enlarging right parotid mass, with histologic findings compatible with salivary gland carcinoma and demonstrating microcystic and papillary architecture. What is your diagnosis?

Endoscopy

HIV-Positive Patient With an Obstructing Laryngeal Mass

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):667-668. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0223

A man in his 30s with a history of HIV and syphilis presented to the emergency department with dyspnea and stridor; examination findings revealed violaceous nodules and a subepithelial spindle cell lesion. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Indications for and Outcomes of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Other Rhinologic Surgery After Facial Transplant

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):669-671. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0774

This case series study seeks to identify and describe rhinologic procedures after facial transplants to assess the clinical and radiologic indications for intervention as well as the outcomes after intervention.

A Simple Technique for Droplet Control During Mastoid Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):671-672. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.1064

This case-control study seeks to devise and evaluate a drape system to control the droplet spray during mastoidectomy.

Negative-Pressure Aerosol Cover for COVID-19 Tracheostomy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):672-674. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.1081

This quality improvement study evaluates the use of a novel negative-pressure aerosol reduction cover for use during tracheostomy in a patient with confirmed or suspected COVID-19.

Observation

Sudden and Complete Olfactory Loss of Function as a Possible Symptom of COVID-19

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):674-675. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0832

This case report describes a woman infected by SARS-CoV-2 who had sudden and complete loss of the olfactory function without nasal obstruction.

Persistent Laryngeal Swelling Caused by Primary Intralymphatic Histiocytosis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):675-677. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0849

This case report describes a woman in her 20s who presented with dyspnea during exercise and an inspiratory stridor when lying down, as well as dysphagia and a globus sensation for 2 months, and was subsequently diagnosed with primary intralymphatic histiocytosis.

Comment & Response

The Risks of Aural Irrigation

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):677-678. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0950

The Risks of Aural Irrigation—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):678. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0953
Correction

Missing Funding Information

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):678. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.1370
JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;146(7):599. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.2914
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