973 top medical experts on Cystic Fibrosis across 43 countries and 42 U.S. states, including 935 MDs (Physicians). This is based on an objective analysis of their Scientific Publications, Clinical Trials, Medicare, and NIH Grants.

  1. Cystic Fibrosis: An autosomal recessive genetic disease of the exocrine glands. It is caused by mutations in the gene encoding the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator expressed in several organs including the lung, the pancreas, the biliary system, and the sweat glands. Cystic fibrosis is characterized by epithelial secretory dysfunction associated with ductal obstruction resulting in airway obstruction; chronic respiratory infections; pancreatic insufficiency; maldigestion; salt depletion; and heat prostration.
  2. Clinical guidelines are the recommended starting point to understand initial steps and current protocols in any disease or procedure:
  3. Broader Categories (#Experts): Lung Diseases (2,308), Diseases Newborn Infant (1,526), Inborn Genetic Diseases (1,340), Pancreatic Diseases (1,565).
  4. Clinical Trials ClinicalTrials.gov : at least 928 including 40 Active, 569 Completed, 121 Recruiting
  5. Synonyms: Mucoviscidosis


  

        

                    


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