Laura Pietola

  • Citations Per Year
Learn More
CONCLUSION GFP transgene was expressed in the lining cells of the perilymphatic space. Lentivirus vectors are safe and cause only minimal inflammatory reaction. Transgene products can be delivered into the perilymph by utilizing lentivirus vectors. OBJECTIVES To analyze the efficiency and safety of lentiviral vectors HOX-GFP and WOX-GFP in intracochlear(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the suitability of resorbable polylactides for reconstruction in middle ear surgery. EXPERIMENTAL ANIMALS Twenty-four chinchillas. INTERVENTIONS Twenty chinchillas were operated on using 2 types of polylactides inserted into the middle ear and outer ear canal, 10 animals in each group. At 6 months, the animals were killed, and their(More)
BACKGROUND Usher syndrome Type 3 (USH3) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by variable type and degree of progressive sensorineural hearing loss and retinitis pigmentosa. Cochlear implants are widely used among these patients. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the results and benefits of cochlear implantation in patients with USH3. STUDY DESIGN A(More)
  • 1