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Title Genes, hearing, and deafness : from molecular biology to clinical practice / edited by Alessandro Martini, Dafydd Stephens, Andrew P. Read
Published England : Informa Healthcare, 2007
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Contents List of contributors -- Preface -- Part I: Genetics and hearing impairment -- 1. Understanding the genotype : basic concepts / Andrew P. Read -- 2. Understanding the phenotype : basic concepts in audiology / Silvano Prosser, Alessandro Martini -- 3. Newly emerging concepts in syndromology relevant to audiology and otolaryngology practice / William Reardon -- 4. Deafblindness / Claes Möller -- 5. Nonsyndromic hearing loss : cracking the cochlear code / Rikkert L. Snoeckx, Guy Van Camp -- 6. Age-related hearing impairment : ensemble playing of environmental and genetic factors / Lut Van Laer, Guy Van Camp -- 7. Noise-related hearing impairment / Ilmari Pyykkö, Esko Toppila, Jing Zou, Howard T. Jacobs, Erna Kentala -- 8. Otosclerosis : a genetic update / Frank Declau, Paul Van De Heyning -- 9. Mitochondrial DNA, hearing impairment, and ageing / Kia Minkkinen, Howard T. Jacobs -- Part II: Current management -- 10. Psychosocial aspects of genetic hearing impairment / Dafydd Stephens -- 11. Attitudes of deaf people and their families towards issues surrounding genetics / Anna Middleton -- 12. Genetics of communicative disorders / Elisabetta Genovese, Rosalia Galizia, Rosamaria Santarelli, Edoardo Arslan -- 13. Audiometric profiles associated with genetic non-syndromal hearing impairment : a review and phenotype analysis / Patrick L.M. Huygen, Robert Jan Pauw, Cor W.R.J. Cremers -- 14. Early detection and assessment of genetic childhood hearing impairment / Agnete Parving -- 15. What genetic testing can offer / Paolo Gasparini, Andrew P. Read -- 16. Pharmacotherapy of the inner ear / Ilmari Pyykkö, Esko Toppila, Jing Zou, Erna Kentala -- 17. Diagnosis and management strategies in congenital middle and external ear anomalies / Franck Declau, Paul Van De Heyning -- 18. Cochlear implantation in genetic deafness / Richard Ramsden, Shakeel Saeed, Rhini Aggarwal -- 19. Auditory neuropathy caused by the OTOF mutation / Constantino Morera, Laura Corvallé, Diego Collado, Felipe Moreno -- Part III: The future -- 20. Innovative therapeutical strategies to prevent deafness and to treat tinnitus / Jian Wang, Matthieu Guitton, Jérôme Ruel, Rémy Pujol, Jean-Luc Puel -- 21. Stem cells in the inner ear : advancing towards a new therapy for hearing impairment / Marcelo N. Rivolta -- 22. Tissue transplantation into the inner ear / Mats Ulfendahl -- 23. Gene therapy of the inner ear / M. Pfister, A.K. Lalwani -- 24. Mechanisms for hair cell protection and regeneration in the mammalian organ of Corti / Sara Euteneuer, Allen F. Ryan -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Hearing -- genetics.
Deafness -- genetics.
Deafness -- therapy.
Deafness -- Genetic aspects.
Deafness -- Genetic aspects.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Hearing & Speech.
MEDICAL -- Audiology & Speech Pathology.
Form Electronic book
Author Martini, Alessandro, 1949-
Read, Andrew P., 1939-
Stephens, Dafydd.
ISBN 0203089820
0203090837
9780203089828
9780203090831