Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder that affects mostly the lungs, but also the pancreas, liver, kidneys, and intestine. Long-term issues include difficulty. La fibrosis quística es un trastorno genético que afecta sobre todo a los pulmones y el sistema digestivo y hace que los niños que la padecen sean más . La mejora durante las últimas décadas de las técnicas de tratamiento y de soporte nutricional de los pacientes con fibrosis quística ha permitido prolongar la.

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Viscous secretions and persistent respiratory infections repeatedly damage the lung by gradually remodeling the airways, which makes infection even more difficult to eradicate.

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The New England Journal of Medicine. Archivos de Bronconeumologia http: Applying clinical outcome variables to appropriate aerosolized antibiotics for the treatment of patients with cystic fibrosis. A randomized clinical trial. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides fibrossis quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.

The rate of chronic P. List of people diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Hum Genet,pp. Retrieved from ” https: No causa, sin embargo, discapacidad intelectual ni altera el aspecto de una persona.

Cystic fibrosis – Wikipedia

Thus, CF is considered an autosomal recessive disease. Pharmacol Ther ; Contribution to scientific literature This work provides information about the prescription of antimicrobials in the real clinical practice in Spain, beyond the recommendations included in the clinical guidelines that, in general, are based solely on the management of the patient colonized by Pseudomonas aeruginosa.


Several mechanical techniques are used to dislodge sputum and encourage its expectoration. Damage of the pancreas can lead to loss of the islet cells, leading to a type of diabetes unique to those with the disease. Arch Dis Child, 74pp. If this is necessary many times, lung function is severely reduced. The proportion of patients in whom oral, inhaled and intravenous administration routes were combined is shown in Figure 1.

Am J Clin Nutr, 17pp. Chronic medications for maintenance of lung health. Journal of cystic fibrosis: See more Access to any published article, in either language, is possible through the Journal web page as well as from Pubmed, Science Direct, and other international databases. Levofloxacin, which has demonstrated antipseudomonal activity, is also largely used in our country.

There is quetica clear fibgosis between the development of malnutrition and worsening in respiratory function and both factors have been related to poor disease outcome. However, both methods were found to be relatively inefficient treatment options, [] mainly because very few cells take up the vector and express the gene, so the treatment has little effect.


This study provides the first wide report about antibiotic use in the Spanish CF setting in the absence of a national patient registry. Eur Respir J ; Pediatrics, 97pp.

Results from a national multicenter study.

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Because mutations in the CFTR gene are typically small, classical genetics techniques had been unable to accurately pinpoint the mutated gene.

Although technically fibrosiis rare disease, CF is ranked as one of the most widespread life-shortening genetic diseases.

Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. Infertility affects both men and women. CF is most common among people of Northern European ancestry and affects about one out of every 3, newborns. Antibiotic treatment against chronic bronchopulmonary infection in cystic fibrosis CF patients has substantially contributed to a rise in their life expectancy over the last years, as well as to an improvement in their quality of life 12. Archived PDF from the original on There is no strong evidence that people with cystic fibrosis can prevent osteoporosis by increasing their intake of vitamin D.