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Genetics Research International
Volume 2011, Article ID 787026, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/787026
Research Article

Clinical Application of Screening for GJB2 Mutations before Cochlear Implantation in a Heterogeneous Population with High Rate of Autosomal Recessive Nonsyndromic Hearing Loss

1ENT Research Center, Department of Otorhinolarygology, Head and Neck Surgery, Amir Alam Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1145765111, Iran
2Students Scientific Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran 1417613151, Iran
3Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
4Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
5Genetics Research Center, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
6Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA

Received 6 June 2011; Revised 1 September 2011; Accepted 28 September 2011

Academic Editor: Karen Friderici

Copyright © 2011 Masoud Motasaddi Zarandy et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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