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Original Investigation 
Bo Gyung Kim, MD, PhD; Jin Won Kim, MD; Jeong Jin Park, MD; Sung Huhn Kim, MD, PhD; Hee Nam Kim, MD, PhD; Jae Young Choi, MD, PhD

Importance  Patients with cochlear implants (CIs) should be fully informed before undergoing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) about the possibility of discomfort or pain. Prior to an MRI scan, patients need to fully understand not only the potential complications but also the potential discomfort that they may experience ...

Invited Commentary 
Emanuel Kanal, MD
The article by Kim et al1 brings to light a larger topic—namely, how does one “prove” safety, either in general or specifically within the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) environment? For example, in the case of cochlear implants, several studies have documented the “safety” of MRI exposure by numerous patients with ...
Research Letter 
Gregory T. Whitman, MD; Robert W. Baloh, MD
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) occurs when otoconia of the utricular macula become dislodged and freely floating otolithic debris moves into 1 or more of the semicircular canals (usually the posterior canal). This release of otoconia from the macula is most often idiopathic.1 However, it was recently found that in ...
Original Investigation 
Won Shik Kim, MD; Myung Jin Ban, MD; Jae Won Chang, MD; Hyung Kwon Byeon, MD; Hwan Kim, MD; Ji Hyuk Han, MD; Yoon Woo Koh, MD, PhD; Eun Chang Choi, MD, PhD

Importance  Robot-assisted neck dissection (RAND) for the management of regional metastases is a recently developed technique in the field of head and neck cancer that uses a robotic surgical system. This is the first report that estimates the learning curve for RAND.

Objectives  To evaluate a ...

Original Investigation 
Jon Mallen-St. Clair, MD, PhD; Armin Arshi, BS; Bobby Tajudeen, MD; Elliot Abemayor, MD, PhD; Maie St John, MD, PhD

Importance  Primary tumors of the lacrimal gland are rare and are associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. The literature regarding these tumors is limited to case series and case reports.

Objective  To examine the incidence, treatment, and overall survival (OS) and disease-specific survival (DSS) of patients ...

Original Investigation 
Katherine S. Perry, MD; Andrew T. Tkaczuk, MD; John F. Caccamese Jr, DMD, MD; Robert A. Ord, DDS, MD; Kevin D. Pereira, MD, MS

Importance  Pediatric jaw tumors are a rare clinical entity and are not well addressed in the otolaryngology literature. It is important that otolaryngologists be familiar with the clinical features, management, and outcomes associated with these lesions.

Objective  To review the clinical presentation, management, and outcomes of ...

Sal Taliercio, MD; Michelle Cespedes, MD; Hayley Born, BS; Ryan Ruiz, MD; Scott Roof, BS; Milan R. Amin, MD; Ryan C. Branski, PhD
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Importance  A new diagnosis of adult-onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (AO-RRP) prompts many questions related to disease acquisition, course, and transmission. Recent attention to the human papillomavirus (HPV), along with emerging data on AO-RRP, provides a foundation for patient counseling.

Objective  To provide a framework for these ...

Clinical Problem Solving 
Angela F. Chiang, BS; Amal Isaiah, MD, PhD; Kalpesh T. Vakharia, MD
Original Investigation  FREE
Brendan J. Perry, BSc, MBBS; Andrew P. Zammit, BPharm; Andrew W. Lewandowski, BSc, MBBS; Julia J. Bashford, BSc, MBBS; Adrian S. Dragovic, BBiomSc, MBBS; Emily J. Perry, BSc, LLB, MBBS, FRACS; Reza Hayatbakhsh, MD, PhD; Christopher F. L. Perry, MBBS, DTM&H(Liverpool), FRACS

Importance  The relatively high and possibly rising incidence of mouth squamous cell carcinoma in nonsmokers, especially women, without obvious cause has been noted by previous authors. Is chronic dental trauma and irritation a carcinogen, and what is its importance compared with human papillomavirus (HPV) oropharyngeal cancer in ...

Original Investigation 
Anne Hseu, MD; Karen Watters, MB, BCh, BAO, MPH; Antonio Perez-Atayde, MD; V. Michelle Silvera, MD; Reza Rahbar, DMD, MD

Importance  Nodular fasciitis is a rare benign tumor that can present in the head and neck in children. A better understanding of this rare condition is critical to optimize management.

Objective  To review the presentation, evaluation, diagnosis, and management of pediatric nodular fasciitis of the head ...

Original Investigation 
Luca Oscar Redaelli de Zinis, MD; Nader Nassif, MD; Diego Zanetti, MD

Importance  Pars tensa retraction is a frequent condition in chronic otitis media, and there is a large diversity of opinions regarding its management.

Objective  To report the long-term results and prognostic factors of myringoplasty in pediatric patients with grade 5 pars tensa atelectasis.

Design, Setting, and ...

Case Report/Case Series 
Brian J. Stater, MD; Karin P. Q. Oomen, PhD; Vikash K. Modi, MD

Importance  We report 2 new cases of tracheal cartilaginous sleeve and perform a systematic literature review of all documented cases of this condition. We aim to increase awareness of this anomaly and provide recommendations for both intraoperative and postoperative management of patients with tracheal cartilaginous sleeve undergoing ...

Clinical Problem Solving 
Gavriel David Kohlberg, MD; Brian Jacob Stater, MD; David Ivan Kutler, MD; William Isadore Kuhel, MD; Marc Andrew Cohen, MD
Clinical Problem Solving 
Dinchen A. Jardine, MD; William D. Recupero, DO; George S. Conley, MD
Original Investigation 
Bobby A. Tajudeen, MD; Armin Arshi, BS; Jeffrey D. Suh, MD; Maie St John, MD, PhD; Marilene B. Wang, MD

Importance  There is a need for larger studies characterizing the effect of tumor grade on survival for patients with esthesioneuroblastoma.

Objective  To investigate prognostic factors for survival in patients diagnosed with esthesioneuroblastoma, including emphasis on tumor grade.

Design, Setting, and Participants  Retrospective, population-based cohort study ...

Original Investigation  FREE
James G. Krings, MD; Andre Wineland, MD; Dorina Kallogjeri, MD, MPH; Thomas L. Rodebaugh, PhD; Joyce Nicklaus, RN, BSN, CRNC; Eric J. Lenze, MD; Jay F. Piccirillo, MD

Importance  Tinnitus affects more than 40 million people in the Unites States, and cognitive difficulties are among the most commonly associated symptoms.

Objective  To test the feasibility and preliminarily the effectiveness of using a putative neuroplasticity-enhancing drug, D-cycloserine, to facilitate a computer-assisted CT program for improving ...

Original Investigation 
Elliott D. Kozin, MD; Brian M. Cummings, MD; Derek J. Rogers, MD; Brian Lin, MD; Rosh Sethi, BS; Natan Noviski, MD; Christopher J. Hartnick, MD

Importance  Pediatric laryngotracheal reconstruction (LTR) remains the standard surgical technique for expanding a stenotic airway and necessitates a multidisciplinary team. Sedation wean following LTR is a critical component of perioperative care. We identified variation and communications deficiencies with our sedation wean practice and describe our experience implementing ...

Original Investigation 
Hannah Pederson, BS; Tyler Okland, BS; Lindsay N. Boyers, BA; Chante Karimkhani, BA; Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH; Mona Nasser, DDS, MSc; Sze Lin Yoong, PhD; Luke Wolfenden, PhD; Hmwe H. Kyu, MBBS, MPH, PhD; Peter T. Serina, BA; Megan Coggeshall, BA; Robert P. Dellavalle, MD, PhD, MSPH
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Importance  Burden of disease should inform research prioritization.

Objective  To determine whether systematic reviews and protocols published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) appropriately reflect disease burden for otolaryngologic conditions as measured by the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2010 project.

Design  Two ...

Clinical Problem Solving 
Ozan B. Ozgursoy, MD; Milena Vuica-Ross, MD; Nishant Agrawal, MD
Original Investigation 
Patrick Sheahan, MB, FRCSI (ORL-HNS); Mohamed Mohamed, MB; Carmel Ryan, MB; Linda Feeley, MB, FRCPath; Brendan Fitzgerald, MB, FRCPath; Julie McCarthy, MB, FRCPath; Antoinette Tuthill, MB, MRCPI; Matthew S. Murphy, MB, MRCPI

Importance  The follicular variant (FV) of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is an important subtype that can be difficult to diagnose using preoperative cytologic analysis.

Objective  To compare conventional and FV PTC with regard to preoperative cytologic diagnosis using a tiered thyroid cytologic reporting system, tumor size ...

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