Sonographic evidence of abnormal tracheal cartilage ring structure in cystic fibrosis.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS Tracheal cartilage ring structural abnormalities have been reported in cystic fibrosis (CF) mice and pigs. Whether similar findings are present in humans with CF is unknown. We hypothesized that tracheal cartilage ring shape and size would be different in people with CF. STUDY DESIGN Tracheal cartilage ring size and shape were… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/lary.25255

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