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October 22, 2020
Original Investigation

Patterns of Multidisciplinary Care of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Medicare Patients

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 22, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3496

This cohort study characterizes the patterns of multidisciplinary care use in the treatment of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma among elderly patients in the US.

Association Between Olfactory Dysfunction and Mortality in US Adults

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 22, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3502

This cohort study investigates the association of olfactory dysfunction with all-cause 5-year mortality in US adults 40 years or older.

Invited Commentary

Trends in the Implementation of Multidisciplinary Care in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 22, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3497

The Specter of Olfactory Impairment: Lessons About Mortality in Older US Adults

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 22, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3745
Observation

Use of Vascular Clues to Locate Ectopic Parathyroid Glands and Predict Anatomic Abnormalities

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 22, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3749

This case report describes a woman in her 60s who was referred for primary hyperparathyroidism and was subsequently diagnosed with an aberrant right subclavian artery.

October 15, 2020
Original Investigation

Subtotal Petrosectomy and Cochlear Implantation: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 15, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3380

This systematic review and meta-analysis provide an overview of indications for and complications of subtotal petrosectomy and cochlear implantation and compare outcomes between single vs multistage procedures and between pediatric vs adult populations.

Survival Outcomes in Human Papillomavirus–Associated Nonoropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinomas: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 15, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3382

This meta-analysis examines the association between human papillomavirus and survival in patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.

Review

Swallowing and Communication Management of Tracheostomy and Laryngectomy in the Context of COVID-19: A Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 15, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3720

This review synthesizes the literature regarding tracheostomy and laryngectomy management in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Research Letter

Prevalence of Xerostomia Among Cochlear Implant Recipients

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 15, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3409

This cross-sectional study examines the prevlance of xerostomia in adult cochlear implant recipients.

JAMA Otolaryngology Patient Page

What Are Ear Tubes?

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 15, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.2753

This Patient Page describes the risks and benefits of ear tube use for treatment of hearing loss and ear infections.

October 8, 2020
Viewpoint

Steroid Shots and the Culture of Instant Gratification

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3413

This Viewpoint discusses the value of steroid shots as “quick fixes” in the treatment of patients with acute upper respiratory tract infections.

Original Investigation

Timing, Complications, and Safety of Tracheotomy in Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3641

This cohort study assesses the complications, safety, and timing of tracheotomy performed for critically ill patients with COVID-19.

Effect of Fluorescence Visualization–Guided Surgery on Local Recurrence of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3147

This randomized clinical trial compares the effect of fluorescence visualization– vs white light–guided surgery on local recurrence rates in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma.

Invited Commentary

Better Visualization of Oral Cancer Margins—A Struggle of Cancer and Technology

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3262
Research Letter

Association of Study Methods and Industry Sponsorship With Inconsistent Performance of Molecular Assays for Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3252

This meta-analysis examines the association of methodologic differences in study design with observed performance of molecular assays for indeterminate thyroid nodules.

Observation

Chronic Rhinosinusitis With Nasal Polyps In Patients With Aspirin Sensitivity—Mycophenolate Mofetil as an Effective Steroid-Sparing Agent

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3401

This case report describes 4 patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis who were treated with mycophenolate mofetil.

Comment & Response

Use of Bookwalter Retractor to Create a Working Space for Tracheostomy During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3589

Use of Bookwalter Retractor to Create a Working Space for Tracheostomy During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3593
Correction

Error in Affiliations

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3888

Error in Author Name

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3892
October 1, 2020
Reflections

If Not Us, Who? And If Not Now, When?Perspective From a COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit Run by Otolaryngology Residents

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 1, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3232

This essay details the emotional and physical challenges of transforming from an otolaryngology resident to an ICU physician during the worst of COVID-19 outbreak in New York City.

Original Investigation

Development and Validation of the Nasal Outcome Score for Epistaxis in Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (NOSE HHT)

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 1, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3040

This survey study uses data from a tertiary care center and online patient community to develop and assess the Nasal Outcome Score for Epistaxis in Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia outcome measure of epistaxis in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.

Invited Commentary

Thyroid Cancer Clinical Guidelines and the De-escalation of Care

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 1, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3260
Review

Otolaryngologic Management of Chronic Cough in School-aged Children: A Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 1, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.2945

This review discusses common otolaryngologic causes of chronic cough in children and an algorithm for evaluation and treatment.

Clinical Challenge

Radiology

A Young Patient With Painless Neck Swelling

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 1, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.1595

A 7-year-old girl presents with painless neck swelling for 2 months; examination and workup findings include submandibular space swelling, leukocytosis with neutrophilia, anemia, and enlarged hyperemic lymph nodes. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Association Between Implementation of the 2009 American Thyroid Association Guidelines and De-escalation of Treatment for Low-risk Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 1, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3024

This quality improvement study assesses the association between the implementation American Thyroid Association guidelines and de-escalation of thereapy for patients with low-risk papillary thyroid carcinoma.

Observation

Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak After Nasal Swab Testing for Coronavirus Disease 2019

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 1, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3579

This case report describes a woman in her 40s who presented with unilateral rhinorrhea, metallic taste, headache, neck stiffness, and photophobia after completing nasal swab testing for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2.

Comment & Response

Association Between Hearing Impairment and Postural Instability

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 1, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3276

Association Between Hearing Impairment and Postural Instability—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online October 1, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3279
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