12th annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference. October 15-18, 1998, Montreal, Canada

Cowley, Elizabeth A.; Cowley, E A
February 1999
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Feb99, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p26
Academic Journal
Presents the 12th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Conference in Montreal, Canada, which revealed the latest advances in every aspect of CF disease. Pathogenesis of CF lung disease; Treatment of CF pulmonary disease; Cause of CF.


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