Radiological abnormalities associated with Aspergillus colonization in a cystic fibrosis population.

@article{Mcmahon2012RadiologicalAA,
  title={Radiological abnormalities associated with Aspergillus colonization in a cystic fibrosis population.},
  author={M Mcmahon and Sanjay H Chotirmall and B Mccullagh and Peter Branagan and Noel Gerard McElvaney and Patrick M Logan},
  journal={European journal of radiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={81 3},
  pages={e197-202}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if sputum colonization with Aspergillus species in patients with cystic fibrosis (PWCF) correlates with radiological abnormalities and/or a reduction in pulmonary function (FEV1). METHODS We prospectively evaluated 32 PWCF utilizing high resolution computed tomography (HRCT) of the thorax and pulmonary function testing (PFT). The cohort was assessed as two groups: Aspergillus positive (n=16) and Aspergillus negative (n=16) based on sputum culture for Aspergillus species… CONTINUE READING
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