Breaking Coverage of CAT trial

Special Edition 2015, Part 2.

Join us as Dr. Patrick Flume of the Medical University of South Carolina interviews Dr. Scott Bell of the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute. Dr. Bell discusses the implications of the CAT study and how it will effect his practice.

Breaking Coverage of CAT trial

Special Edition 2015, Part 1.

Join us as Dr. Peter Mogayzel of the Johns Hopkins University discusses the design and findings for the CAT study with Dr. Patrick Flume of the Medical University of South Carolina. Learn about the importance of the study and how it may effect your practice.

Benefits of CFTR Modification Beyond FEV1 Improvement

Volume 5, Issue 12.

In this issue of eCysticfibrosis Review Dr. Chris Goss of the University of Washington Medical Center. Dr. Goss discusses the benefits of CFTR modification beyond Fev1 improvement through the use of patient-cases.

The Effects of CFTR-modifying Therapies

Volume 5, Issue 10.

In this issue of eCystifibrosis Review we will be join by Dr. Stuart Elborn of Queens University in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Dr. Elborn discusses the effects of CFTR-Modifying Therapies. He will present three patient-case scenarios and identify appropriate treatment options.

Featured Cases: The Role of Exercise and Physical Activity in Optimizing Outcomes Among Patients with CF

Volume 3, Issue 10.

Dr. Elizabeth Yen offers a clinical perspective to her review on how new research that highlights the strong positive impact of early behavioral and nutritional education and predictors of long-term response to such interventions. In this podcast she will expand on that information by discussing case scenarios.

Featured Cases: Interventions to Improve Nutrition in Patients with CF

Volume 3, Issue 8.

In this issue, Dr. Elizabeth Yen reviews new research highlighting the strong positive impact of early behavioral and nutritional education. Exploring predictors of long-term response to such interventions she discusss how body image may affect compliance with nutritional recommendations in adolescents; and, then present data describing positive outcomes with gastrostomy tube placement for supplemental enteral intake.

Featured Cases: Nutritional Challenges and Complications in Patients with CF

Volume 2, Issue 6.

Improvements in nutrition have been a key factor in reducing morbidity and mortality in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF.) In this issue, Dr. Sarah Jane Schwarzenberg will summarize current progress in the definition and epidemiology of 2 CF GI-related issues—small intestinal bowel overgrowth (SIBO) and distal intestinal obstruction syndrome. The discussion continues with case studies to illustrate causes of nonpancreatic enzyme–related defects in fat absorption, including the use of omega-3 supplements.

Featured Cases: Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (ABPA)

Volume 2, Issue 4.

In this edition Dr. Richard Moss will help expand our understanding of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) with the discussion some typical case scenarios. ABPA is a major pulmonary complication in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). The impact of ABPA on the course of CF lung disease poses special challenges, with chronic Aspergillus respiratory infection, even in the absence of ABPA, playing a significant role, according to data from 2 recent retrospective cohort studies. Dr. Moss’ use of current diagnostic criteria provides perspective also on the limitations.