Submitted for Publication: May 18, 2013; final revision received July 16, 2013; accepted July 30, 2013.
Study concept and design: Duvvuri, Mehta.
Acquisition of data: Leonardis, Mehta.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Leonardis, Mehta.
Drafting of the manuscript: Leonardis, Duvvuri.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Duvvuri, Mehta.
Statistical analysis: Leonardis.
Obtained funding: Duvvuri, Mehta.
Administrative, technical, and material support: Duvvuri, Mehta.
Study supervision: Duvvuri, Mehta.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Duvvuri reported serving as a proctor for Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
Disclaimer: The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Veterans Affairs or the US government.
Presentation: The corresponding abstract has been accepted for poster presentation at the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Annual Meeting; September 29 to October 2, 2013; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.