The promise of gene therapy in otolaryngology - head and neck surgery

Anil K. Lalwani, Jay J. Han, Gerard J. Carvalho, Anand N. Mhatre

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Abstract

Gene therapy is currently being evaluated for the treatment of many disorders, including cancer, infection, and diseases of the cardiovascular and the central nervous' system. This article summarizes key concepts and recent advances of gene therapy and its applications to otolaryngology - head and neck surgery. In particular, this review examines the promise of gene therapy in alleviating hearing disorders and treatment of head and neck cancers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)197-202
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
Volume5
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Surgery

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