28th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

W26: CLIN: Gastrointestinal, Hepatology & Nutrition

Oct 11, 2014 2:30pm ‐ Oct 11, 2014 4:15pm

Standard: $49.99


This workshop session will provide an overview of current research in the field of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition for cystic fibrosis patients. The workshop will cover both clinical care topics as well as basic science research. Attendees will learn about biomarkers for CF related cirrhosis, the role of the fecal microbiome in CF liver disease and the anti-inflammatory properties of vitamin D in CF intestinal disease. Research on a novel point of care lipase and long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, impact of lubriprostone in bicarbonate secretion and abnormalities in mitochondrial oxidation of linoleic acids in newborns will be presented.


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