TITLE

Acute renal failure in people with cystic fibrosis

AUTHOR(S)
Southern, Kevin W.
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Thorax;Jun2007, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p472
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article comments on antibiotic strategies for cystic fibrosis (CF) lung infection, to achieve the goal of increased survival while balancing risks to patients. The cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator has an important role in transepithelial salt transport. The outlook for people with CF has improved with the proactive approach to the treatment of airway infection.
ACCESSION #
25471930

 

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