Clinical outcomes of newborn screening for cystic fibrosis.

  title={Clinical outcomes of newborn screening for cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Donna L Waters and Bridget Wilcken and L Irwing and Peter A Van Asperen and Craig Michael Mellis and Judy M. Simpson and Justin Brown and Kevin J. Gaskin},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition},
  volume={80 1},
AIM To determine how early diagnosis of cystic fibrosis, using neonatal screening, affects long term clinical outcome. METHODS Fifty seven children with cystic fibrosis born before neonatal screening was introduced (1978 to mid 1981) and a further 60 children born during the first three years of the programme (mid 1981 to 1984), were followed up to the age of 10. The cohorts were compared on measures of clinical outcome, including height, weight, lung function tests, chest x-ray picture and… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 17 extracted citations

European best practice guidelines for cystic fibrosis neonatal screening.

Journal of cystic fibrosis : official journal of the European Cystic Fibrosis Society • 2009


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 26 references

Long term prognosis of patients with cystic fibrosis in relation to early detection by neonatal screening in a cystic fibrosis centre

JE Dankert-Roelse, GJ teMeerman
Thorax • 1995

Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis : its evolution and a review of the current situation

PM Farrell, EH Mischler
Screening • 1993

Genetic determination of exocrine pancreatic function in cystic fibrosis

E Ranieri, BD Lewis, RL Gerace
Am J Hum Genet • 1992

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…