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Cystic Fibrosis

Facts, Management and Advances

Edited by Prashant Mohite

Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Co-editors:

Anna Reed

Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

André Simon

Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder in children and young adults, is a multisystemic disease that mainly affects the lungs. Advances and improvements in the diagnosis and management of this condition have led to increased overall and symptom-free survival in cystic fibrosis patients. This book examines recent advances in the field and presents an evidence-based approach to the management of cystic fibrosis.

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Cystic FibrosisFacts, Management and AdvancesEdited by Prashant Mohite

Published: June 9th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87623

ISBN: 978-1-83881-074-0

Print ISBN: 978-1-83881-073-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-075-7

Copyright year: 2021

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637 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Introductory Chapter: Basics of Cystic Fibrosis

By Prashant N. Mohite and Vicky Gerovasili

28

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2. Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes (CFRD)

By Manfred Ballmann

139

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3. Detection and Management of Early Glucose Abnormalities in Cystic Fibrosis

By Katerina Theocharous, Bernadette Prentice, Charles F. Verge, Adam Jaffé and Shihab Hameed

124

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4. Microbial Cystic Fibrosis

By Waleed Mohamed Abdulkhair and Mousa Abdullah Alghuthaymi

133

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5. Lung Transplantation in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis

By Prashant N. Mohite, Kavita Dave, Anna Reed and André R. Simon

148

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6. Recent Advances in Targeted Genetic Medicines for Cystic Fibrosis

By Salsabil Elboraie, Konstantinos N. Kafetzis, Rajeev Shrivastava and Aristides D. Tagalakis

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