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P276

USE OF A NEURAL NETWORK TO EVALUATE POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS AND QUALITY IN THYROID SURGERY.

Functional Outcomes / Quality

Jose G Vartanian; Genival B Carvalho; Luiz P Kowalski

A C Camargo Cancer Center


P277

SURGICAL FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH PATIENT-REPORTED QUALITY OF LIFE OUTCOMES AFTER FREE FLAP RECONSTRUCTION OF THE ORAL CAVITY

Functional Outcomes / Quality

Joaquin E Jimenez, MD1; Marci L Nilsen, PhD, RN2; William E Gooding, MS3; Jennifer L Anderson, MD, PhD1; Nayel I Khan, MD1; Leila J Mady, MD, PhD1; Umamaheswar Duvvuri, MD, PhD1; Seungwon Kim, MD1; Robert L Ferris, MD, PhD1; Mario G Solari, MD4; Mark W Kubik, MD1; Jonas T Johnson, MD1; Shaum Sridharan, MD1

1Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; 2University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, Department of Acute and Tertiary Care; 3Biostatistics Facility, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center; 4Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


P278

NEGATIVE PRESSURE WOUND THERAPY (WOUND VAC) FOR THE TREATMENT OF CHYLOUS FISTULA AFTER NECK DISSECTION: AN EFFECTIVE AND EVOLVING TECHNIQUE

Functional Outcomes / Quality

Ashley M Dorneden, MD; Alexis Lopez, MD, MPH; Garth Olson, MD; Nathan Boyd, MD

University of New Mexico School of Medicine


P279

NDRG1 DEFICIENCY IS ASSOCIATED WITH REGIONAL METASTASIS IN ORAL CANCER BY INDUCING EPITHELIAL-MESENCHYMAL TRANSITION

Functional Outcomes / Quality

1; Gregorie Morand1; Carolina Carneiro1; Luciana Diesel1; Michael Hier1; Mariana Machietto2; Alex Mlynarek1; Moulay A Alaoui-Jamali1; Sabrina Wurzba1

1McGill; 2Boldrini Hospital


P280

QUALITY OF LIFE OUTCOMES OF SECONDARY PHARYNGOPLASTY IN POST-LARYNGECTOMY DYSPHAGIA AND STENOSIS PATIENTS

Functional Outcomes / Quality

Thomas O'Neil, BS; Raisa Tikhtman, MD; David Rule, PhD; Chad Zender, MD

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine


P281

THE EVOLUTION OF HEAD AND NECK CANCER PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS FOLLOWING PASSAGE OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

Functional Outcomes / Quality

Dara R Adams, MD1; Emily Papazian, BS2; Kristine Kuchta, MS3; Cheryl C Nocon, MD3; Mihir K Bhayani, MD4

1Section of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago IL USA; 2Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago IL USA; 3Department of Surgery, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, Illinois, USA; 4Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago IL USA


P282

POST-OPERATIVE OUTCOMES OF LARYNGECTOMY PATIENTS DISCHARGED TO HOME VERSUS TO SKILLED NURSING FACILITY

Functional Outcomes / Quality

Christine Park, PAC; Daniel Kwon, MD; Brenda Villegas, EdD, SLPCCC; Mark Swanson, MD; Niels Kokot, MD; Uttam Sinha, MD

Keck Hospital of USC


P283

ACUTE CHANGES IN OROPHARYNGEAL SWALLOWING AFTER RADIATION TO THE SUBMENTAL MUSCLES IN A RODENT MODEL

Functional Outcomes / Quality

Suzanne N King, PhD, CCCSLP; Evan Greenwell; Nada Kaissieh; Niya Brewer; Zachary Carter, MS; James Fox, PhD; Megan Blackburn, PhD

University of Louisville


P284

SAME-DAY VERSUS LATE PERCUTANEOUS ENDOSCOPIC GASTROSTOMY TUBE PLACEMENT IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING HEAD AND NECK CANCER SURGERY

Functional Outcomes / Quality

Richard C Park, MD

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School


P285

COST-EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSIS OF THE MANAGEMENT OF NONINVASIVE FOLLICULAR THYROID NEOPLASM WITH PAPILLARY-LIKE NUCLEAR FEATURES (NIFTP) AS A BENIGN TUMOR VS. PREVIOUS MANAGEMENT AS AN ENCAPSULATED FOLLICULAR VARIANT OF PAPILLARY THYROID CARCINOMA (EFVPTC)

Functional Outcomes / Quality

1; David Liao, MD2; Vikas Mehta, MD3; Gregory Randolph, MD4

1Albert Einstein College of Medicine; 2Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; 3Montefiore Medical Center, Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery; 4Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School