Published: July 22, 2022

Late-Breaking Scientific Oral Presentations

To further enrich the Annual Meeting program, the committee accepted the following late-breaking abstract submissions for presentation at the Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting Program Committee recognizes that the results of some exciting research may not have been available in time to meet the general abstract submission deadline. To further enrich the Annual Meeting program, the committee accepted the following late-breaking abstract submissions for presentation at the Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

Business of Medicine/Practice Management

  • Academic Diversity in Faculty at Top 25 Otolaryngology Training Programs
  • Two-Year Interview and Match Outcomes of Otolaryngology Preference Signaling

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

  • Fluorescence Imaging With ALM-488 Improves Identification of Degenerated Murine Facial Nerves After Transection
  • Otoplasty in Adults – Psychological Impacts on Quality of Life
  • Outcomes of Delayed Timing of Midface Fracture Repair

Head and Neck Surgery

  • Adjuvant Radiotherapy in Moderately Advanced (T3) Oral Cavity Cancers
  • ALM-488 for Intraoperative Fluorescence Nerve Visualization – First-in-Human Clinical Trial
  • Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of PET-CT Surveillance After Definitive Treatment of HPV+ Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Detection and Monitoring of Circulating Tumor HPV DNA in HPV-Associated Nonoropharyngeal Head and Neck Cancers
  • Effect of Different Virtual Reality Experiences on Perioperative Anxiety and Pain: A Randomized Crossover Trial
  • Gaps in Depression Symptom Management for Patients With Head and Neck Cancer
  • Lymph Node Yield Ratio as a Predictor of Survival in Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Myeloid Subpopulations Are Associated With Response to Immunotherapy in Head and Neck Cancer
  • Nigella Sativa Oil Mitigates Xerostomia and Recovers Salivary Stem Cells: Radiotherapy Survivorship Pilot in Mice
  • Opioid Sparing Multimodal Analgesia for Transoral Robotic Surgery: Improved Analgesia and Narcotic Use Reduction
  • Preoperative Care Clinic Improves Survival in Patients With Multiple Comorbidities Undergoing Total Laryngectomy
  • Successful Early Neovascularization in Composite Tracheal Grafts
  • Tracheostomy Is Associated With Decreased In-Hospital Mortality During Severe COVID-19 Infection


  • Association of Objective Voice Measurement With Treatment of Vocal Fold Masses
  • Comparative Treatment Outcomes for Idiopathic Subglottic Stenosis: 5-Year Update
  • Safely Utilizing High-Flow Oxygenation During Transoral Laser Microsurgery Without Airway Fire


  • Cochlear Implantation in US Military Veterans
  • Comparing Intraoperative Neck Flexion Angles Between Endoscopic and Microscopic Otologic Surgeries
  • Long-term Functional Hearing Survival After Cochlear Implantation in Slim Perimodiolar Versus Lateral Wall Arrays
  • Long-term Outcomes of Patients With Small Acoustic Tumors Treated Using a Modified Endoscopic Transcanal Approach
  • Options and Outcomes of the Sigmoid Sinus Variants Surgery in the Patients With Pulsatile Tinnitus
  • Validity of a High-fidelity Surgical Middle Ear Simulator (SMS): A Randomized Prospective International Trial
  • Vestibular Histology Changes in a Viral Infection Model for Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Pediatric Otolaryngology

  • Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Children’s Tonsils
  • Clinical Impact of Vagal Nerve Stimulator Implantation on Laryngopharyngeal Function in Children
  • Influence of Deflazacort on Postoperative Pain Management Following Tonsillectomy in Pediatric Population
  • Intravenous Acetaminophen in Cleft Palate Surgery Significantly Decreases Pain and Length of Stay
  • Sociodemographic Factors Affecting Loss to Follow-up After Newborn Hearing Screening: A Meta-analysis
  • Two-Year Outcomes After Pediatric In-Office Tympanostomy

Professional and Personal Development

  • Does Medical School Rank Impact Matching Into Otolaryngology?


  • A Comparison of Oral Steroid Use in AERD Patients Treated With Sinus Surgery, Aspirin Sensitization, and Biologics
  • Etiology-Specific Olfactory Phenotypes for COVID-19 and Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Incidence and Factors Associated With Paxlovid-Related Dysgeusia: A Pharmacovigilance Study

Sleep Medicine

  • Clinical Changes and Factors Affecting Positive Airway Pressure Device Use in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Parental Experiences With Access to Care for Obstructive Sleep-Disordered Breathing: A Qualitative Study

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