Hereditary Hearing Loss and Its Syndromes

Hardcover | July 17, 2013

EditorHelga V. Toriello, Shelley D. Smith

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This is the third edition of the foremost medical reference on hereditary hearing loss. Chapters on epidemiology, embryology, non-syndromic hearing loss, and syndromic forms of hearing loss have all been updated with particular attention to the vast amount of new information on molecularmechanisms, and chapters on clinical and molecular diagnosis and on genetic susceptibility to ototoxic factors have been added. As in previous editions, the syndromes are grouped by system (visual, metabolic, cardiologic, neurologic, musculoskeletal, endocrine, etc.), with each chapter written by arecognized expert in the field. Written for practicing clinicians, this volume is an excellent reference for physicians, audiologists, and other professionals working with individuals with hearing loss and their families, and can also serve as a text for clinical training programs and for researchers in the hearingsciences.

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This is the third edition of the foremost medical reference on hereditary hearing loss. Chapters on epidemiology, embryology, non-syndromic hearing loss, and syndromic forms of hearing loss have all been updated with particular attention to the vast amount of new information on molecularmechanisms, and chapters on clinical and molecula...

Helga Toriello received her PhD in genetics from Michigan State University. She is the Clinical Genetics Director of Spectrum Health and a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Human Development at Michigan State University. Shelley Smith obtained her Ph.D. in Medical Genetics at Indiana University and is certified as a Ph.D. M...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:544 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:July 17, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199731969

ISBN - 13:9780199731961

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Contributors1. Genetic Hearing Loss: A Brief History2. Epidemiology, Etiology, Genetic Mechanisms, and Genetic Counseling3. Embryology of the Mammalian Ear4. Gene/Environment Interactions in Acquired Hearing Loss5. Syndrome Diagnosis and Investigation in the Hearing-impaired Patient6. Genetic Hearing Loss with No Associated Abnormities7. Genetic Hearing Loss Associated with External Ear Abnormalities8. Eye Dirorders9. Genetic Hearing Loss Associated with Musculoskeletal Disorders10. Genetic Hearing Loss Associated with Renal Disorders11. Genetic Hearing Loss Associated with Neurologic and Neuromuscular Disorders12. Genetics Hearing Loss Associated with Cardiac Abnormalities13. Genetic Hearing Loss Associated with Endocrine Disorders14. Genetic Hearing Loss Associated with Metabolic Disorders15. Integumentary Disorders16. Oral and Dental Disorders17. Chromosome Disorders