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Original Investigation | April 23, 2015 ONLINE FIRST

Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Head and Neck Free Flap Reconstruction

This cohort study reports infectious outcomes for patients undergoing head and neck free flap reconstruction by type and duration of antibiotic prophylaxis.

Special Communication | April 23, 2015 FREE ONLINE FIRST

Role of the Head and Neck Surgeon in Health Care Reform

In this 2015 Presidential Address, Douglas Girod discusses the role of the head and neck surgeon in health care reform.

Original Investigation | April 23, 2015 FREE ONLINE FIRST

ACS NSQIP to Assess Length of Stay Fibula Free-Flap Head & Neck Reconstruction

This cross-sectional report was named AHNS 2015 Best Resident Clinical Paper for its description of risk factors for prolonged length-of-stay among head and neck cancer patients undergoing fibular free-tissue reconstruction of head and neck defects.

Original Investigation | April 22, 2015 FREE ONLINE FIRST

Treatment Outcomes for T4 Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

The investigators of this cohort study won the AHNS 2015 Robert Maxwell Byers Award for this report of treatment outcomes for patients with T4 oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.

Original Investigation | April 16, 2015 ONLINE FIRST

Insurance Status and Care Quality for Acute Rhinosinusitis

This cross-sectional analysis of a large database population of adults and children with chronic rhinosinusitis found that the patient’s type of medical insurance did not affect the quality of care received.

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Interview with Giancarlo Zuliani, MD, author of An Evaluation of Geographic Trends in the Otolaryngology Residency Match: Home Is Where the Heart Is

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Laryngeal Electromyography-Guided Hyaluronic Acid Vocal Fold Injection ... (02:12)

The procedure of laryngeal electromyography-guided hyaluronic acid vocal fold injection for unilateral vocal fold paralysis.

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Recent Changes to Case Report Submissions

Case reports will now be submitted as Research Letters if they represent a case series and Observations if the manuscript describes only 1-2 cases. For more information about the types, please see the Categories of Articles section of the Instructions for Authors.

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