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32nd Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference


W24--CLIN: *Progress in CF Pulmonary Disease


Oct 20, 2018 10:30am ‐ Oct 20, 2018 12:05pm

Description

Care of CF pulmonary disease is multifaceted, including various tools for characterization and treatment. This session will highlight recent major advances in the care of both pediatric and adult CF pulmonary disease. Topics covered will include radiologic, pharmacologic treatment, and lung transplant advances.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the early structural changes in the CF lung using 129Xe ADC and CT modalities.
  • Characterize variables that affect the probability of, and time to lung transplant in CF patients.
  • Describe the treatment effect of hypertonic saline in preschool children with CF, and variables affecting IV pulmonary exacerbation treatment course in adults with CF.

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