Submitted for Publication: June 15, 2012; final revision received September 24, 2012; accepted October 17, 2012.
Author Contributions: Drs Bhama and Davis had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Bhama, Bhrany, and Futran. Acquisition of data: Bhama and Bhrany. Analysis and interpretation of data: Bhama, Davis, Bhrany, Lam, and Futran. Drafting of the manuscript: Bhama and Davis. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Bhama, Davis, Bhrany, Lam, and Futran. Statistical analysis: Davis and Lam. Administrative, technical, and material support: Bhama and Futran. Study supervision: Davis, Bhrany, and Futran.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Futran is a consultant for Stryker Corporation and received payment for technical advice on medical device design and presentation regarding Stryker medical devices. There is no direct conflict with the subject of this article, and the information within as it does not pertain to any of Dr Futran's consultant activities with Stryker Corporation.
Funding/Support: This publication was made possible by grant KL2 RR025015 from the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Disclaimer: The contents of this article are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official view of NCRR or NIH.
Previous Presentation: This research was presented at the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery section of the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings; April 19, 2012; San Diego, California.