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    • Comprehensive Analysis of HPV Expression in Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma 

      Gheit, Tarik; Abedi Ardekani, Behnoush; Carreira, Christine; Missad, Carlos G; Tommasino, Massimo; Torrente Avendaño, Mariela (Wiley Periodicals, 2014)
      Role of human papillomavirus (HPV) in laryngeal carcinoma remains controversial. The aim of this study is to evaluate the role of HPV in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma by determining presence of markers of viral ...
    • Computer-aided diagnosis of external and middle ear conditions: a machine learning approach 

      Viscaino, Michelle; Maass Oñate, Juan Cristóbal; Délano Reyes, Paul; Torrente Avendaño, Mariela; Stott Caro, Carlos; Auat Cheein, Fernando (Public Library Science, 2020)
      In medicine, a misdiagnosis or the absence of specialists can affect the patient's health, leading to unnecessary tests and increasing the costs of healthcare. In particular, the lack of specialists in otolaryngology in ...
    • Expresión de ciclo-oxigenasa 2 en carcinoma de laringe 

      Torrente Avendaño, Mariela; Paredes W., Alejandro; Gajardo O., Pilar; Arregui V., Rodrigo (2014)
      Introducción: La sobrevida de carcinoma escamoso de laringe no ha aumentado significativamente en los últimos 20 años. Ciclo-oxigenasa 2 (COX-2) es una molécula que tiene un rol en la progresión tumoral ya que estimula ...
    • HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS INFECTIONS IN LARYNGEAL CANCER 

      Torrente Avendaño, Mariela; Rodrigo, Juan P.; Haigentz, Missak; Dikkers, Frederik G.; Rinaldo, Alessandra; Takes, Robert P.; Olofsson, Jan; Ferlito, Alfio (WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2011-04)
      Although the association and clinical significance of human papillomavirus (HPV) infections with a subset of head and neck cancers, particularly for oropharyngeal carcinoma, has recently been well documented, the involvement ...
    • Performance of older adults with hearing loss on the staggered spondaic word test - Spanish version (SSW-SV) 

      Cañete, Óscar M.; Almasio, Viviana; Torrente Avendaño, Mariela; Purdy, Suzanne C. (Taylor & Francis, 2020)
      Objective: The aim of the current study is to assess the performance of the staggered spondaic word Spanish Version (SSW-SV) in a group of older adults with bilateral hearing loss.Materials and methods: A retrospective ...
    • Prevalence of the 35delG mutation in the GJB2 gene in two samples of non-syndromic deaf subjects from Chile 

      Cifuentes Ovalle, Lucía; Arancibia, Margarita; Torrente Avendaño, Mariela; Acuña, Mónica; Farfán Reyes, Corina; Ríos, Carolina (2013)
      Hearing loss is the most common inherited sensorial defi ciency in humans; about 1 in 1000 children suff er from severe or profound hearing loss at birth. Mutations in the GJB2 gene are the most common cause of prelingual, ...
    • Reduced suprathreshold auditory nerve responses are associated with slower processing speed and thinner temporal and parietal cortex in presbycusis 

      Délano Reyes, Paul; Belkhiria, Chama; Vergara Ortúzar, Rodrigo; Martínez Sabja, Melissa; Leiva Cifuentes, Alexis; Andrade, Maricarmen; Marcenaro, Bruno; Torrente Avendaño, Mariela; Maass Oñate, Juan C.; Delgado Derio, Carolina (Public Library Science, 2020)
      Epidemiological evidence shows an association between hearing loss and dementia in elderly people. However, the mechanisms that connect hearing impairments and cognitive decline are still unknown. Here we propose that a ...