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31st Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference


W24 - W24: CLIN: Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition


Nov 4, 2017 10:30am ‐ Nov 4, 2017 11:50am

Description

From guts to glory, this session covers the breath of GI and Nutrition problems faced by individuals with Cystic Fibrosis; evaluating new innovations including Relizorb and the effects of ivacaftor/lumacaftor on SIBO, assessing newer approaches to old problems such as vitamin D deficiency and infant feeding, and exploring the etiology of the challenging problem of chronic pancreatitis.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss outcome of in-line pancreatic exocrine replacement therapy in people with CF receiving enteral tube feeds.
  2. Discuss the evolving role of probiotic therapy in CF.
  3. Evaluate the role of CFTR in chronic pancreatitis.

Workshop Chair(s):

  • Meghana N. Sathe, M.D., Co-director of Pediatric CF Center and TDN, Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical School
  • Adam Stein, M.D., MD, Northwestern University

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