Submitted for Publication: February 7, 2013; final revision received April 13, 2013; accepted May 7, 2013.
Published Online: October 17, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.5189.
Study concept and design: Patel, Magnuson, Holsinger, Ferrell, Méndez.
Acquisition of data: All authors.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Patel, Magnuson, Holsinger, Karni, Gross, Ford, Méndez.
Drafting of the manuscript: Patel, Holsinger, Richmon, Ferrell, Méndez.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Patel, Magnuson, Holsinger, Karni, Richmon, Gross, Bhrany, Ford, Kennedy, Méndez.
Statistical analysis: Patel, Magnuson, Méndez.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Holsinger, Richmon, Gross, Kennedy, Méndez.
Study supervision: Magnuson, Holsinger, Karni, Richmon, Bhrany, Méndez.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Drs Magnuson, Richmon, Gross, and Méndez received honoraria for speaking and/or proctoring for Intuitive Surgical. No other disclosures were reported.
Previous Presentation: This study was presented as a poster at the American Head and Neck Society 2013 Annual Meeting; April 10-11, 2013; Orlando, Florida.