Project

Audiological en genetic determination of hearing loss in patients with Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Duration
01 October 2007 → 01 October 2008
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Otology
    • Other health sciences not elsewhere classified
    • Audiology
Keywords
collageen mutation stapes fixation osteogenesis imperfecta phenotype-genotype correlations hearing impairment
 
Project description

Aims of the study are: A detailed clinical characterization of the hearing loss in OI patients. An  Evaluation of the effectiveness of stapes surgery in OI patients. An  investigation of a possible association between hearing loss and characteristics of bone in OI. A genotype-phenotype correlation for hearing loss and bone characteristics in OI: