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January 21, 2021
Original Investigation

Association of Systemic Diseases With Surgical Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Compared With Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 21, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.5179

This cohort study assesses the association of surgery for patients with obstructive sleep apnea with outcomes including cardiovascular, endocrine, and neurological sequelae of apnea.

Patient Use of Low-Cost Digital Videoscopes and Smartphones for Remote Ear and Oropharyngeal Examinations

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 21, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.5223

This quality improvement study evaluates the use of digital otoscopes and smartphone photos and videos by patients for remote head and neck physical examinations.

Clinical Challenge

Radiology

Acute Airway Obstruction in a Patient Being Treated With Anticoagulation Therapy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 21, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.5172

A 71-year-old man presented to the emergency department with dyspnea, dysphonia, dysphagia, and neck swelling. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Safe and Efficient Performance of Open Tracheostomies in Patients With COVID-19—the Fenestrated Technique

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 21, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4432

This case series demonstrates a fenestrated technique of tracheostomy that minimizes aerosolization risks by reducing risk of accidental decannulation and stomal infections while creating a tight seal around the tracheostomy tube.

January 14, 2021
Original Investigation

Association of Prolonged-Duration Chemoprophylaxis With Venous Thromboembolism in High-Risk Patients With Head and Neck Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 14, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.5151

This cohort study examines the association between prolonged-duration chemoprophylaxis and the incidence of venous thromboembolism and bleeding events among high risk-patients with head and neck cancer.

Socioeconomic Disparities in Patient Use of Telehealth During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Surge

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 14, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.5161

This cohort study assesses demographic and socioeconomic factors associated with patient participation in telehealth visits during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

Clinical Challenge

Radiology

Spontaneous Cervical Swelling

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 14, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.5150

A 56-year-old man presents with bilateral neck swelling that had developed over 24 hours along with a rash. What is your diagnosis?

January 7, 2021
Original Investigation

Diagnostic Value of Patient-Reported and Clinically Tested Olfactory Dysfunction in a Population Screened for COVID-19

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 7, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.5074

This diagnostic study conducted in a coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) screening center of a tertiary university hospital assesses the diagnostic value of self-reported and clinically evaluated olfactory dysfunction and gustatory dysfunction in outpatients with mild to moderate or no COVID-19 symptoms.

Individual Differences in Speech Recognition Changes After Cochlear Implantation

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online January 7, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.5094

This cross-sectional study assesses changes in preoperative aided vs postoperative speech recognition scores for individual patients when considering the measurement error for each speech recognition test.

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