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January 16, 2020
Original Investigation

Association of Medicaid Expansion Under the Affordable Care Act With Stage at Diagnosis and Time to Treatment Initiation for Patients With Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 16, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.4310

This cohort study examines the association of Medicaid expansions as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) with stage at diagnosis and time to treatment initiation for patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC).

Review

Barriers in Access to Care for Patients With Head and Neck Cancer in Resource-Limited Settings: A Systematic Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 16, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.4311

This systematic review analyzes published studies to identify social and clinical factors in head and neck cancer treatment in low-income and lower-middle-income countries predominantly in South Asia.

Clinical Challenge

Pathology

An Abnormal Neck Mass in a Pediatric Patient

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 16, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.4339

A 17-year-old boy presented with a 6-month history of a left-sided neck mass. Tests showed negative results for lymphoproliferative disorders, a malignant condition, and infectious diseases. What is your diagnosis?

Comment & Response

The “Right Rate” of Tonsillectomy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 16, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.4206

Surveillance Outcomes and Intensity of Salvage Therapy Among Human Papillomavirus–Associated Oropharyngeal Cancers

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 16, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.4198

Surveillance Outcomes and Intensity of Salvage Therapy Among Human Papillomavirus–Associated Oropharyngeal Cancers—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 16, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.4194
January 9, 2020
Editorial

Minimizing Excess Opioid Prescribing for Acute Postoperative Pain

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 9, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.4209
Original Investigation

Association of Hypocalcemia and Magnesium Disorders With Thyroidectomy in Commercially Insured Patients

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 9, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.4193

This cross-sectional study examines factors associated with hypocalcemia after total thyroidectomy and explores the association between hypocalcemia, magnesium disorders, and costs of care.

Review

The Utility of Image Guidance in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: A Narrative Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 9, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.4161

This systematic review summarizes the literature on the impact of image-guided surgery on surgical outcomes and complications, newer applications in other endoscopic procedures, challenges associated with further study of the technique, and recent developments related to the technology.

Clinical Challenge

Endoscopy

Tonsillar Hypertrophy in a Patient With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 9, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.4164

A man in his 40s with a medical history of obstructive sleep apnea, persistent fatigue, and headaches presented with dental malocclusion, growth in his tongue and feet, and swelling in his hands. What is your diagnosis?

Comment & Response

Concerns About Methodology in Study of Thyroid Nodule Gene Expression Classifier

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 9, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.4195

Concerns About Methodology in Study of Thyroid Nodule Gene Expression Classifier—Reply

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 9, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.4201
January 2, 2020
Editorial

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery—Best of 2019

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 2, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.4043

Prescribing Time to Temporize Burnout: Are We Hacking at the Branches, or Striking at the Root?

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 2, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.3731
Original Investigation

Association of Weekly Protected Nonclinical Time With Resident Physician Burnout and Well-being

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 2, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.3654

This nonrandomized crossover study describes the design of a departmental-level burnout intervention, evaluates the intervention’s association with otolaryngology residents’ burnout and well-being, and describes how residents used and perceived the intervention.

Evaluation of Safety of Intralesional Cidofovir for Adjuvant Treatment of Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 2, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.4029

This case series examines the safety of adjuvant intralesional cidofovir injections in patients with recurrent respiratory papillomatosis.

Clinical Challenge

Pathology

Diffuse Palatal Swelling in a Woman in Her 60s

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 2, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.3993

A healthy woman in her 60s was referred for evaluation of a palatal swelling of unknown duration. She denied any pain or discomfort from the site and stated that the increasing size of the mass was what first alerted her to its presence. What is your diagnosis?

Observation

Mantle Cell Lymphoma Involving Major and Minor Salivary Glands With Parotid Sparing

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 2, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.4116

This case report describes a man in his 70s who presented with painless bilateral neck swelling of 1 year’s duration that had gradually grown to affect his speech, and was diagnosed with mantle cell lymphoma.

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