About the Authors

Adrian Au

Affiliation Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

John Gerka Stuyt

Affiliation Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Daniel Chen

Affiliation Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Kumar Alagramam

kna3@case.edu

Affiliation Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AA KA. Analyzed the data: AA KA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JGS DC. Wrote the paper: AA KA.