Rashid A. Bhatti

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We ascertained two large Pakistani consanguineous families (PKDF231 and PKDF608) segregating profound hearing loss, vestibular dysfunction, and retinitis pigmentosa; the defining features of Usher syndrome type 1 (USH1). To date, seven USH1 loci have been reported. Here, we map a novel locus, USH1K, on chromosome 10p11.21-q21.1. In family PKDF231, we(More)
BACKGROUND Surgical techniques of foraminotomy for decompression of the cervical nerve have been well described in the literature. Excessive resection of the facet joint and laminae may decrease segmental stability and increase scar formation. How much bony resection is adequate to remove a soft or hard disc herniation is not known. No studies regarding(More)
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