The effect of treatment of cystic fibrosis pulmonary exacerbations on airways and systemic inflammation.

@article{Downey2007TheEO,
  title={The effect of treatment of cystic fibrosis pulmonary exacerbations on airways and systemic inflammation.},
  author={Damian G. Downey and Simon Brockbank and S Lorraine Martin and Madeleine Ennis and J Stuart Elborn},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={2007},
  volume={42 8},
  pages={729-35}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic infection in cystic fibrosis (CF) and airway inflammation leads to progressive lung injury. Neutrophils are considered to be responsible for the onset and promotion of the inflammatory response within the CF lung. The relationship between infection and inflammation is complex but circulating inflammatory markers may not truly reflect the local inflammatory response in the lung. The aims of this study were to investigate the change of inflammatory biomarkers and cells within… CONTINUE READING

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