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32nd Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

W13--CLIN: Lung Transplantation in CF

Oct 19, 2018 2:00pm ‐ Oct 19, 2018 3:20pm


Description

This session will present some of the latest data highlighting the unique considerations of lung transplant in the context of cystic fibrosis. The session will explore more precise ways of assessing who is at risk of needing a transplant, ways to optimize decision-making for those considering transplant, and what cystic fibrosis lung transplant recipients can expect after transplant. This session is designed to help CF care teams increase understanding of significant issues in lung transplant and better care for those preparing for or living life after lung transplantation.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Analyze new methods for assessing potential need for lung transplantation.
  • Summarize how systemic manifestations of cystic fibrosis affect transplant candidacy and outcomes.
  • Define how lung transplantation impacts quality of life in cystic fibrosis.

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