eCysticFibrosis Review

eCysticFibrosis Review


Latest Episodes

Continuous Alternating Therapies: A Clinical Perspective
August 10, 2019

Volume 8, Issue 11. In this issue: Inhaled antibiotics have become the foundation of treating chronic respiratory tract Pseudomonas infection in individuals with cystic fibrosis. But what happens when inhaled monotherapy doesn’t sufficiently manage the...

In The Clinic: CFTR Modification & Nutritional Deficiencies
June 21, 2019

Volume 8, Issue 9. In this issue: The effects of CFTR modifiers on improving lung function in people with cystic fibrosis are well known. But what about their effects on the GI tract that directly affect nutrition? In this issue, Dr.

Clinical Insight: CFTR Modulators
March 08, 2019

Volume 8, Issue 6. In this issue, Dr. Gregory Sawicki — Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Cystic Fibrosis Center at Boston Children’s Hospital — discusses how the recent findings about the real-world use of...

Clinical Approaches to MDR Lung Infections
January 18, 2019

Volume 8, Issue 4. Multidrug resistant lung infections present an increasingly common and increasingly dangerous threat to all individuals with cystic fibrosis.  Common CF pathogens — Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Burkholderia cepacia complex,

Lung Transplant and CRC Screening
October 26, 2018

Volume 8, Issue 2. Screening to avoid the morbidity and mortality of colorectal cancer (CRC) in patients with CF, with the incidence of CRC rising, has become an increasingly important challenge, particularly among lung transplant patients.

CFTR Modulators: Clinical Insights
February 03, 2018

Volume 7, Issue 12. In this podcast Dr. John P. Clancy reviews CFTR modulators, and discusses insights presented at the 2017 NACFC. Take our post-test to claim CME credits: Physician post-test Nurse post-test To read a companion newsletter click here.

Screening and Diagnosis of CFRD
October 27, 2017

Volume 7, Issue 10. In this podcast Andrea Granados, MD describes the clinical impact of the early diagnosis of glucose abnormalities in people with CF, summarizes the limitations of alternative modalities for screening and diagnosing CFRD,

New Directions in CFTR Modification
September 08, 2017

Volume 7, Issue 8. In this podcast Dr. George Solomon discusses new directions in CFTR modification in the context of case studies. Take our post-test to claim CME credits: Physician post-test Nurse post-test To read a companion newsletter click here.

Nutritional Management for Individuals with CF: Practical Applications
June 28, 2017

Volume 7, Issue 6. Our guest author is Amanda Leonard, MPH, RD, CDE, from the Johns Hopkins Children’s Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Take our post-test to claim CME credits: Physician post-test Nurse post-test To read a companion newsletter click here.

Adherence – What You Should be Telling Your Patients
April 25, 2017

Volume 7, Issue 4. Our guest author is Gregory Sawicki, MD, MPH from Boston Children’s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. Take our post-test to claim CME credits: Physician post-test Nurse post-test To read a companion newsletter click...