The Cardiovascular System in Cystic Fibrosis

  title={The Cardiovascular System in Cystic Fibrosis},
  author={A J Moss},
  volume={70 5},
Available evidence indicates that cystic fibrosis causes widespread involvement of the cardiovascular system. Aside from the heart, unusual aberrations have been observed in the bronchial arteries, the aorta, and the systemic capillaries. Of all cardiovascular complications, cor pulmonale is the most serious. Recognition of a significant degree of cor pulmonale is generally possible on the basis of the severity of the underlying disease. Although echocardiography and radionuclide angiography… CONTINUE READING
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