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pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31772069

Although better insights into the natural course of cystic fibrosis (CF) have led to treatment approaches that have improved pulmonary health and increased the life expectancy of individuals with this disorder, lung disease remains the main cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with CF.

journal.chestnet.org/article/S0012-3692(20)34504-9/fulltext

Pulmonary exacerbations (PExs) are significant life events in people with cystic fibrosis (CF), associated with declining lung function, reduced quality of life, hospitalizations, and decreased survival. The adult CF population is increasing worldwide, with many patients surviving prolonged periods with severe multimorbid disease. In many countries, the number of adults with CF exceeds the ...

medlineplus.gov/pulmonaryrehabilitation.html

Have an interstitial lung disease such as sarcoidosis and pulmonary fibrosis. These diseases cause scarring of the lungs over time. This makes it hard to get enough oxygen. Have cystic fibrosis (CF). CF is an inherited disease that causes thick, sticky mucus to collect in the lungs and block the airways. Need lung surgery.

pulmonary.medicine.ufl.edu/research-1/clinical-trials/cystic-fibrosis-cf

Investigators will collect peripheral blood monocytes, pulmonary function tests and serum C-reactive protein levels from PIMM, PIMZ, PISZ, PIZZ and other rare allele individuals, along with healthy controls and individuals with cystic fibrosis (CF), specifically, homozygous for Delta F508 CFRT mutation, measure the differences in the gene ...

www.hopkinsmedicine.org/pulmonary/patient-care/cystic-fibrosis.html

Adult Cystic Fibrosis Service About Our Practice The Johns Hopkins Adult Cystic Fibrosis program was started in 1999 and has grown from 75 patients to approximately 350 patients, making it one of the largest adult cystic fibrosis (CF) programs in the country.

stanfordhealthcare.org/medical-conditions/chest-lungs-and-airways/adult-cystic...

Pulmonary Function Test for Cystic Fibrosis Pulmonary Function Tests. Diagnostic tests that help to measure the lungs' ability to exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide appropriately. The tests are usually performed with special machines into which the person must breathe. Two types of pulmonary function tests are: ...

www.cff.org/.../Pulmonary-Exacerbations-Clinical-Care-Guidelines

Pulmonary exacerbations are common among people with cystic fibrosis, yet little is known about best treatment practices. These guidelines were developed by consensus based on expert opinion and a review of the medical literature. Flume PA, Mogayzel PJ Jr, Robinson KA, Goss CH, Rosenblatt RL, Kuhn ...

www.cumc.columbia.edu/pulmonary/clinical-centers/cystic-fibrosis-lung-disease...

The adult Cystic Fibrosis Program offers state of the art clinical care for patients 18 years of age and older with cystic fibrosis, Kartegener’s disease, bronchiectasis, and related respiratory disorders. The multi-disciplinary team includes two full time physicians dedicated to CF, a full time nurse coordinator, a full time social worker, a ...

www.healthline.com/health/understanding-idiopathic-pulmonary-fibrosis/chronic...

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited lung disease that affects newborn children. It changes the makeup of mucus in the body. Instead of being slippery and watery, mucus in a person with cystic fibrosis ...

www.ssa.gov/disability/professionals/bluebook/3.00-Respiratory-Adult.htm

Examples of such disorders and the listings we use to evaluate them include chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (chronic bronchitis and emphysema, 3.02), pulmonary fibrosis and pneumoconiosis , asthma (3.02 or 3.03), cystic fibrosis , and bronchiectasis (3.02 or 3.07).