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Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis: Is there benefit for everyone?
Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis (CF) has become a widely accepted and endorsed public health strategy in economically developed countries, although there is little consensus on optimal screening methods and gene panels.
Diagnosis and management of cystic fibrosis-associated liver disease
Approximately 5–10% of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients develop multilobular cirrhosis during the first decade of life. Most CF patients later develop signs of portal hypertension with complications, mainly variceal bleeding.
The future of cystic fibrosis care: a global perspective.
The past six decades have seen remarkable improvements in health outcomes for people with cystic fibrosis, which was once a fatal disease of infants and young children. However, although life expectancy for people with cystic fibrosis...