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Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 33
Published: 04 February 2005
10.1159/000083576
EISBN: 978-3-318-01087-9
... Abstract Cystic fibrosis (CF) lung disease is caused by isotonic fluiddepletion of airway surface liquid that results in obstructivelung disease primarily involving the small airways. Lung functionmeasurements are an important tool to diagnose the extent ofpulmonary involvement, follow its...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 139
Published: 03 June 2003
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-00964-4
EISBN: 978-3-318-00964-4
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 7
Published: 09 September 2019
10.1159/000500387
EISBN: 978-3-318-06540-4
... Abstract Severe leptospirosis can cause acute kidney injury, but whether leptospiral infection can lead to chronic kidney disease (CKD) remains inconclusive. Chronic leptospirosis has been discovered in animals and characterized as tubulointerstitial fibrosis with tubular atrophy. In human...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 79
Published: 03 August 2016
10.1159/000444959
EISBN: 978-3-318-05854-3
... Abstract Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder caused by mutations in the CF transmembrane conductance regulator gene (CFTR) resulting in impaired ion transport. Nearly all people with CF will develop chronic rhino-sinusitis (CRS) and present with the characteristic...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 36
Published: 29 May 2007
10.1159/000102687
EISBN: 978-3-318-01377-1
... Abstract Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is an increasingly commoncondition which poses many challenges. High resolutionCT scanning offers a non-invasive technique which can securean accurate diagnosis in the majority of patients. Lung functionestimates of gas transfer allow the definition...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 124
Published: 15 June 2022
10.1159/000517004
EISBN: 978-3-318-06296-0
... Cystic fibrosis Nutritional status Pancreatic enzymes Gastrostomy Key Messages Survival from cystic fibrosis (CF) has substantially improved over the past 4 decades. The advance in nutritional management is one factor which has contributed to this change. Here, the basic...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 151
Published: 17 August 2006
10.1159/000095328
EISBN: 978-3-318-01384-9
Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 34
Published: 07 October 2005
10.1159/000088609
EISBN: 978-3-318-01240-8
... Abstract Pancreatic-insufficient individuals with cystic fibrosis (CF)develop abnormalities in insulin secretion which can bedetected in childhood. The prevalence of impaired glucosetolerance and diabetes increases with age. Lung function andclinical status deteriorate in the years prior...
Book Chapter
Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 139
Published: 03 June 2003
10.1159/000071737
EISBN: 978-3-318-00964-4
Book Chapter
Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 135
Published: 04 October 2001
10.1159/000060165
EISBN: 978-3-318-00748-0
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Book Chapter
Series: Pain and Headache
Volume: 2
Published: 19 February 1969
10.1159/000387454
EISBN: 978-3-318-04043-2
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 113
Published: 17 April 2015
10.1159/000367876
EISBN: 978-3-318-02691-7
... Cystic fibrosis Nutritional status Pancreatic enzymes Gastrostomy Key Messages • Survival from cystic fibrosis (CF) has substantially improved over the past four decades. The advance in nutritional management is one factor which has contributed to this change • This chapter...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 34
Published: 07 October 2005
10.1159/000088489
EISBN: 978-3-318-01240-8
... Abstract Chronic lung disease is the major cause of mortality andmorbidity in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. Mutations in thecystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR)gene result in defective epithelial cAMP-dependent chloridesecretion and increased sodium absorption in airway...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 34
Published: 07 October 2005
10.1159/000088616
EISBN: 978-3-318-01240-8
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Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 36
Published: 29 May 2007
10.1159/000102630
EISBN: 978-3-318-01377-1
... Abstract Recent years have seen a robust influx of exciting newobservations regarding the mechanisms that regulate the initiationand progression of pulmonary fibrosis. New therapeutictargets include the epithelial cell, myofibroblast as well aschronic inflammation. A schematic view...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 150
Published: 12 May 2006
10.1159/000093518
EISBN: 978-3-318-01347-4
... Abstract Current sterile dialysis solutions cause inflammation in the sub-mesothelium that leadto fibrosis, angiogenesis, and eventual ultrafiltration failure. While the normal interstitiumseparates the peritoneal microvasculature from the dialysis fluid and makes trans-peritonealtransport less...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 34
Published: 07 October 2005
10.1159/000088605
EISBN: 978-3-318-01240-8
... Abstract Evidence of chronic liver disease is found in 25% ofpatients with cystic fibrosis (CF) and is the cause of liverdecompensation in 2-3%. Liver injury is secondary to bileduct plugging and secondary bile-acid-related toxicity; almostall cases present in the first two decades of life.The...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 34
Published: 07 October 2005
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-01240-8
EISBN: 978-3-318-01240-8