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December 13, 2018
Viewpoint

Is It Time to Rethink the Approach to Internal Nasal Valve Stenosis?

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 13, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3356

This Viewpoint examines several previous studies of internal nasal valve stenosis and questions if there is potential for a less invasive technique.

Original Investigation

Association Between Conventional Bicycle Helmet Use and Facial Injuries After Bicycle Crashes

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 13, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3351

This cohort study examines the association between use of bicycle helmets and the incidence of facial injuries after bicycle crashes.

Clinical Challenge

Pathology

Severe Facial-Disfiguring Xeroderma Pigmentosum With Rapidly Progressing Malignant Tumors

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 13, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3218

A 6-year-old boy presented with several tumoral lesions, which developed from local freckles beginning at 6 months of age and gradually spread with protruding growth. What is your diagnosis?

Observation

The Essentials-Only Emergency Tracheotomy PanKeeping It Simple With Open Emergent Airways

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 13, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3425

This case series describes the development and use of a novel mini-tracheostomy tray for procedures involving the upper airway.

December 6, 2018
Reflections

Whatever Happened to Local Otolaryngology Societies?

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 6, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3290

This essay describes the importance of, and decline of membership in, specialty medical societies.

Original Investigation

Association of Audiometric Age-Related Hearing Loss With Depressive Symptoms Among Hispanic Individuals

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 6, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3270

This multicenter, cross-sectional study uses Community Health Study/Study of Latinos data collected from 4 US communities to assess whether an association exists between age-related, audiometrically measured hearing loss and clinically relevant depressive symptoms in Hispanic adults 50 years or older.

Clinical Challenge

Pathology

Anterior Nasal Cavity Mass in a Neonate

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 6, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3123

A newborn twin girl was evaluated for a left-sided nasal mass causing nasal obstruction and difficulty breathing; physical examination showed a firm, pedunculated polypoid mass in the anterior nasal cavity at the vestibule with no fluid in the mass. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Assessment of Publication Bias and Systematic Review Findings in Top-Ranked Otolaryngology Journals

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 6, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3301

This study analyzes whether 324 systematic reviews that contain at least 1 meta-analysis with 10 or more primary studies published in top otolaryngology journals that do not evaluate for publication bias show evidence of such bias.

Comment & Response

Pretreatment Hearing Level—Another Prognostic Factor in Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 6, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3329

Pretreatment Hearing Level—Another Prognostic Factor in Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online December 6, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3332
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