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September 28, 2017
Original Investigation

Minimal Important Difference in Voice Handicap Index–10

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online September 28, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1621

This cohort study estimates the minimal important difference in the Voice Handicap Index–10 total score among patients at a university voice clinic.

Association of Krouse Classification for Sinonasal Inverted Papilloma With RecurrenceA Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online September 28, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1686

This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluates the existing literature on sinonasal inverted papilloma to assess the association between the Krouse classification and the rate of recurrence.

Observation

Double Parathyroid Adenomas in Monozygotic Twins

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online September 28, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1611

This is a report of a case of primary hyperparathyroidism in a pair of genetically identical individuals.

September 21, 2017
Reflections

The End of the Road

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online September 21, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1573
Original Investigation

Accuracy of a Staging System for Prognosis of 5-Year Survival of Patients With Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Who Underwent Chemoradiotherapy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online September 21, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1562

This cohort study evaluates outcomes data and the American Joint Committee on Cancer staging system to improve the accuracy of the 5-year survival prognosis for patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma who underwent chemoradiotherapy.

Extracapsular Dissection vs Superficial Parotidectomy of Benign Parotid LesionsSurgical Outcomes and Cost-effectiveness Analysis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online September 21, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1618

This study reviews all parotidectomies at a single institution conducted by head and neck surgeons to compare extracapsular dissection with superficial parotidectomy for benign parotid tumors with respect to surgical outcomes and cost-effectiveness.

September 14, 2017
Viewpoint

Anesthesia Exposure and Neurotoxicity in Children—Understanding the FDA Warning and Implications for the Otolaryngologist

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online September 14, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1570

This Viewpoint discusses the implications for otolaryngologists of a recent US Food and Drug Administration warning about the association between anesthesia exposure and neurocognitive deficits in children.

Original Investigation

Reporting of Effect Size and Confidence Intervals in JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online September 14, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1504

This study evaluates the frequency of reporting effect sizes and confidence intervals in the results of analytical studies from JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery.

Unilateral Laryngoscopic Findings Associated With Response to Gabapentin in Patients With Chronic Cough

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online September 14, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1557

This cohort study examines the use of gabapentin in patients with chronic cough when vocal fold motion asymmetry is noted on videostroboscopy.

September 7, 2017
Original Investigation

A Comparison of Alkaline Water and Mediterranean Diet vs Proton Pump Inhibition for Treatment of Laryngopharyngeal Reflux

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online September 7, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1454

This cohort study examines the efficacy of a dietary approach to treating laryngopharyngeal reflux using alkaline water, a plant-based, Mediterranean-style diet, and standard reflux precautions compared with the traditional treatment approach using proton pump inhibition.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Association of a Perioperative Education Program With Unplanned Readmission Following Total Laryngectomy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online September 7, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1460

This pilot study assesses whether a perioperative education program can decrease the rate of 30-day unplanned readmission in patients undergoing total laryngectomy.

Invited Commentary

Dietary Modifications in the Treatment of Laryngopharyngeal Reflux—Will “an Apple a Day” Keep the Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Away?

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online September 7, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.1449
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