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August 15, 2019
Reflections

Reaping What We Sow—Reflections on the Otolaryngologist’s Role in Opioid Stewardship

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online August 15, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.2192

This article examines otolaryngologist contributions to the opioid epidemic and argues on behalf of limiting opioid prescription and working to make prescribing practices more consistent across disciplines.

Original Investigation

Association of Sinonasal Factors With Chronic Laryngitis in Korean Adults

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online August 15, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.2134

This cross-sectional study estimates the association of chronic laryngitis with various sinonasal symptoms and endoscopic findings to identify what sinonasal factors are associated with allergic cause of chronic laryngitis.

Association of a Lean Surgical Plan of the Day With Reduced Operating Room Time for Head and Neck Free Flap Reconstruction

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online August 15, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.2250

This quality improvement cohort study used Lean methodology to identify opportunities to reduce operating room inefficiency and, following a retrospective medical record review, implemented a surgical plan of the day and evaluated its association with reduced operation times.

Clinical Challenge

Radiology

Progressive Bilateral Nasal Obstruction Due to Nasopharyngeal Mass

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online August 15, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.2254

A man in his 20s presented with a progressive bilateral nasal obstruction accompanied by recurrent nosebleeds. Following removal of the obstruction, histopathologic results showed calcification of the mass. What is your diagnosis?

Observation

Concurrent Internal Jugular Vein Phlebectasia and Omohyoid Sling Syndrome in an Asian Woman

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online August 15, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.2187

This case report describes a woman in her 20s who presented with a right lower neck swelling that appeared intermittently, especially during swallowing and coughing.

August 8, 2019
Original Investigation

Association of NCCN-Recommended Posttreatment Surveillance With Outcomes in Patients With HPV–Associated Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online August 8, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1934

This cohort study evaluates the association between National Comprehensive Cancer Network–recommended posttreatment clinical surveillance adherence and outcomes in a cohort of patients with of human papilloma virus–associated oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.

Association of Perioperative Opioid Prescriptions With Risk of Complications After Tonsillectomy in Children

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online August 8, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.2107

This cohort study evaluates private insurance claims data for perioperative opioid prescribing practice, duration of prescriptions, and possible association with return visits for complications in pediatric tonsillectomy.

Invited Commentary

Factors to Consider When Contemplating Posttreatment Surveillance for Survivors of HPV–Associated Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online August 8, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1976
Review

Cannabis Inhalation and Voice Disorders: A Systematic Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online August 8, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1986

This systematic review examines data from humans and animals to assess the association of cannabis inhalation with the health and function of the vocal mechanism.

Comment & Response

Defining Exposure and Nonexposure in Observational Studies of Sleep Apnea Treatment

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online August 8, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1880

Defining Exposure and Non-exposure in Observational Studies of Sleep Apnea Treatment—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online August 8, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1883
August 1, 2019
Original Investigation

Geographic Disparities in US Veterans’ Access to Cochlear Implant Care Within the Veterans Health Administration System

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online August 1, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1918

This analysis uses census tract–level data from the nationwide American Community Survey to investigate geographic disparities for US veterans in accessing cochlear implant facilities within the Veterans Health Administration system.

Intraoperative Autofluorescence Parathyroid Identification in Patients With Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online August 1, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1987

This cohort study examines the use of real-time near-infrared autofluorescence imaging in the intraoperative setting for identification and localization of the parathyroid gland in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.

Clinical Challenge

Endoscopy

Desquamatory Lesions of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract Mucosa

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online August 1, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1990

A man in his 30s presented with a medical history of severe dysphagia and dysphonia, fever, rhinorrhea, several macules and desquamatory lesions on the mucosa of the oral cavity, lips, penis, and eye sclera. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Prevalence of Eustachian Tube Dysfunction in Adults in the United States

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online August 1, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1917

Using a representative cross-sectional sample combined with census data, this study calculates prevalence and population estimates to approximate the burden of eustachian tube dysfunction among adults in the United States.

Comment & Response

Association of Singing With the Development of Vocal Disorders

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online August 1, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1793

Association of Singing With the Development of Pediatric Voice Disorders

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online August 1, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1796

Association of Singing With the Development of Pediatric Voice Disorders—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online August 1, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1799
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