Cystic fibrosis

  title={Cystic fibrosis},
  author={B. O'sullivan and S. Freedman},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • B. O'sullivan, S. Freedman
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Cystic fibrosis is the most common lethal genetic disease in white populations. The outlook for patients with the disease has improved steadily over many years, largely as a result of earlier diagnosis, more aggressive therapy, and provision of care in specialised centres. Researchers now have a more complete understanding of the molecular-biological defect that underlies cystic fibrosis, which is leading to new approaches to treatment. One of these treatments, hypertonic saline, is already in… CONTINUE READING
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