Biological status of adult patients with cystic fibrosis.

  title={Biological status of adult patients with cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Magdalena Kosińska and Anita Szwed and Joachim Cieślik and J Goździk and Szczepan Cofta},
  journal={Journal of physiology and pharmacology : an official journal of the Polish Physiological Society},
  volume={59 Suppl 6},
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common autosomal disorder in the Caucasian population. The main goal of the study was to assess the biological condition of adult patients with CS. Data of 90 CF patients aged 18-31 were considered. The biological condition was determined by the measurement of somatometric traits and the nutritional status. The results show a considerable physical retardation and a poor nutritional status of the studied patients. Nearly 45% of the patients showed symptoms of… CONTINUE READING

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