30th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

S16: CLIN: Women's Health

Oct 29, 2016 2:30pm ‐ Oct 29, 2016 3:55pm

Standard: $49.99

Description

This session will provide a broad overview of key issues in women’s health in CF. Topics will include hormone contraception & drug interactions in the new era of complex CF medications, current knowledge & recommendations on gynecologic care for the CF female as well as important issues related to fertility & pregnancy. Finally, a bench to bedside discussion of sex differences in outcomes of CF patients & the impact of sex hormones on this observation will be discussed.

Educational Objectives:
  • Summarize drug interactions of hormone contraceptives in relations to common CF drugs.
  • Review recommendations for gynecologic care for CF women of child bearing age and the challenges and complications associated with fertility and pregnancy in CF.
  • Summarize available data on sex based outcomes in CF and the impact of sex hormones in the disease process.

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