Tag: cystic fibrosis

Image: PD 1. Among infants randomized to undergo either newborn screen with cystic fibrosis (CF) testing included or undergo normal pediatric surveillance, those who underwent newborn screen were diagnosed significantly earlier. 2. Infants diagnosed based on surveillance were significantly more likely to be severely malnourished compared to those diagnosed by newborn...
Image: PD 1. Neutrophil elastase activity in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid at 3 months is a risk factor for persistent bronchiectasis at 12 months and 3 years of age.   Study Rundown: Bronchiectasis, the abnormal dilation of parts of the bronchial tree, is a clinically significant consequence of cystic fibrosis (CF). In children...