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Disease Progression: What is Fibrosis?

•hcspFACTsheet• Hepatitis C Support Project • www.hcvadvocate.org a series of fact sheets written by experts in the field of liver disease Disease Progression: What is Fibrosis?

Genetics and Newborn Screening

page 1of 2 Should I Have a Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Test? What is Cystic Fibrosis (CF)? CF is a disease that causes breathing and digestion problems.

Patient Registry Report

To the CF Community and Friends, We are proud to report that, based on the most recent data in the CF Foundation's Patient Registry, the outlook for people with cystic fibrosis has continued to improve.

Stromal Fibrosis of the Breast

574 AJR:177, September 2001 Sklair-Levy et al. cluded: four patients because stromal fibrosis was not the primary histologic diagnosis, six because the area sampled was adjacent to a prior excisional biopsy site, and 27 because the lesion was calcified.

Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis Introduction Cystic fibrosis is a disease of the body's mucus glands that runs in families. About 30,000 Americans have cystic fibrosis at any given time. 12 million more Americans are carriers of cystic fibrosis, but are not affected by it.

High-Resolution CT of Asbestosis and Idiopathic Pulmonary ...

AJR:181, July 2003 163 High-Resolution CT of Asbestosis and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis OBJECTIVE. We studied high-resolution CT of asbestosis and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis to determine whether differences—other than the frequency of associated pleural changes—could be discerned ...

Fibrosis and Disease Progression in Hepatitis C

Fibrosis and Disease Progression in Hepatitis C Patrick Marcellin, Tarik Asselah, and Nathalie Boyer The progression of fibrosis in chronic hepatitis Cdeterminesthe ultimate prognosis and thus the need and urgency of therapy.

Cystic Fibrosis Adult Care

Cystic Fibrosis Adult Care* Consensus Conference Report JamesR. Yankaskas, MD;†Bruce C. Marshall, MD;†Beth Sufian, JD; RichardH. Simon, MD; and David Rodman, MD (CHEST 2004; 125:1S-39S) Keywords: bronchiectasis; comprehensive health care; cystic fibrosis; nutrition; pancreatic insufficiency ...


Kansas Newborn Screening Program Doc. Name: CF - 3 - Version 2.0 Effective Date: 9/1/09 CYSTIC FIBROSIS Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease that affects the lungs and digestive system.

Cystic Fibrosis in the Classroom

1 Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common genetically inherited chronic disease among Caucasians. On average, it occurs once in every 3,300 live births.