Cystic Fibrosis

Pulmonary vascular disease predicts exacerbation risk in cystic fibrosis

Pulmonary artery enlargement, suggestive of pulmonary arterial hypertension, is very common in patients with cystic fibrosis and an independent marker of exacerbation risk, a Brisbane-based study has concluded. Writing in a paper published in the Lancet Respiratory Medicine the international study co-authored by Professor Scott Bell and Ms Michelle Wood from the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre at The ...

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