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Pediatr Clin North Am. 1996 Feb;43(1):157-96.

Cystic fibrosis. Gastrointestinal complications and gene therapy.

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Department of Pediatrics, Hasbro Children's Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, 02903, USA.

Abstract

The gastrointestinal and nutritional complications of cystic fibrosis are diverse. As longevity improves in patients with cystic fibrosis, management of these complications is becoming increasingly important . This article provides overviews of the molecular aspects of the pathogenesis of cystic fibrosis, the current status of gene therapy, and a review of the gastrointestinal manifestations and nutritional care.

PMID:
8596679
DOI:
10.1016/s0031-3955(05)70401-6
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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