Search for dissertations about: "connexin mutations"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words connexin mutations.

  1. 1. Hearing impairment and deafness : genetic and environmental factors - interactions - consequences : a clinical audiological approach

    Author : Per-Inge Carlsson; Erik Borg; Berth Danermark; Claes Möller; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Disability studies; hereditary hearing impairment; deafness; noise induced hearing loss; Deaf community; connexin mutations; oxidative stress genes; family history of hearing impairment; audiological rehabilitation; audiological medicine; Handikappforskning; Disability research; Handikappsforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Social sciences; Socialvetenskap; Medicinsk handikappvetenskap; Medical Disability Research;

    Abstract : OBJECTIVES - Hearing impairment (HI) can be due to genetic or environmental factors, e.g. noise. More than 50% of HI cases are thougt to be hereditary. READ MORE

  2. 2. Congenital CMV infection and connexin 26 mutations in childhood deafness : intervention with early cochlear implantation

    Author : Eva Karltorp; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []

    Abstract : Hearing impairment (HI) is a common disability, which affects a significant proportion of the population. Early in life, however, the risk of acquiring a HI is low, with 0.2 % of all newborns having a permanent HI, and of these, 0.04 % have a severe or profound HI. READ MORE