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Age-related hearing loss (presbycusis) is a common human disorder, affecting one in three Americans aged 60 and over. Previous studies have shown that presbyacusis is associated with a loss of non-sensory cells in the cochlear lateral wall. Sox10 is a transcription factor crucial to the development and maintenance of neural crest-derived cells including(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the long-term effectiveness of transmastoid lateral semicircular canal approach (TMLSCCA) to repair cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage in children associated with recurrent meningitis and severe congenital inner malformation. METHOD A retrospective study was conducted in a university hospital, academic medical center. Fifteen(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study is to determine parameters that be predictive of function of facial nerve after facial nerve decompression surgery. METHOD Fifteen New Zealand white rabbits (30 facial nerves) and 21 patients with peripheral facial paralysis were monitored intraoperatively during facial nerve decompression surgery. These patients were(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the feasibility of the treatment of otosclerosis using laser stapedotomy with mini incision in the external auditory meatus. METHOD Thirteen patients(15 ears) with otosclerosis evidence on clinic history. They were all operated using the laser assisted stapedotomy by mini incision in external auditory meatus because of the wide(More)
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