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CEREBRAL PALSY
CYSTIC FIBROSIS
SCREENING
CHRONIC PANCREATITIS
CFTR GENE
FIBROSIS GENE
SICKLE CELL
DURIE PR
FIBROSIS FOUNDATION
PANCREATIC FUNCTION
SWEAT
PANCREATIC ENZYME
NEWS
VITAMIN
FIBROSIS CF
MUTATIONS
GENETIC
GASTRO-OESOPHAGEAL REFLUX
CHILD
SERUM LIPASE
PANCREATIC INSUFFICIENCY
CARRIER
FECAL
IDIOPATHIC PANCREATITIS
EXOCRINE FUNCTION
MECONIUM
NUTRITIONAL
MALDIGESTION
PANCREATIC LIPASE
FOUNDATION
VAS DEFERENS
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Definitions

  1. Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder involving the pancreas and the lungs.
  2. Cystic fibrosis is a failure in the chloride channels.
  3. Cystic fibrosis is the most common cause of chronic pancreatitis in children.
  4. Cystic fibrosis is one of the most common life-shortening, childhood-onset inherited diseases.
  5. Cystic fibrosis is a particularly cruel disease, causing the lingering deaths of teenagers and young adults.

Cerebral Palsy

  1. Includes nutritional links to disorders such as Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, homocystinuria, and cystic fibrosis.
  2. Cerebral palsy research; Cystic fibrosis research; Hemophilia research; and Sickle cell disease research.

Cystic Fibrosis

  1. CYSTIC-FIBROSIS: im. IMMUNITY. PSEUDOMONAS-AERUGINOSA: im.
  2. Cystic fibrosis is diagnosed by testing sweat and by testing lung or pancreas function.
  3. Rickets in adult cystic fibrosis with myopathy, pancreatic insufficiency and proximal renal tubular dysfunction.
  4. Shwachman H, Lebenthal E, Khaw W. Recurrent acute pancreatitis in patients with cystic fibrosis with normal pancreatic enzymes.
  5. Smyth RL, van Velzen D, Smyth AR, Lloyd DA, Heaf DP. Strictures of ascending colon in cystic fibrosis and high-strength pancreatic enzymes.
  6. Ironically, the healthy gene is named "CFTR" (cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator).

Screening

  1. Merelle ME, et al. (2002). Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis.
  2. Taussig, L., et al. 1983. Neonatal screening for cystic fibrosis. Pediatrics 72(6):741-744.
  3. We suggest that mixed (Jewish and non-Jewish) Caucasian couples should be offered cystic fibrosis carrier screening.

Chronic Pancreatitis

  1. Witt H. Chronic pancreatitis and cystic fibrosis.
  2. Mutations of the cystic fibrosis gene in patients with chronic pancreatitis.
  3. Cohn JA, Bornstein JD, Jowell PS. Cystic fibrosis mutations and genetic predisposition to idiopathic chronic pancreatitis.

Cftr Gene

  1. Causative for respiratory disease and pancreatic dysfunction are mutations in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene.
  2. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) of cystic fibrosis by multiplex PCR combining deltaF508 mutation and intragenic microsatellites of the CFTR gene.

Fibrosis Gene

  1. Identification of the cystic fibrosis gene: genetic analysis.
  2. Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis is important because more than 10 million Americans are symptomless carriers of a cystic fibrosis gene.
  3. Identification of the cystic fibrosis gene: cloning and characterization of complementary DNA. Science.

Sickle Cell

  1. Cystic fibrosis and Tay-Sachs disease are transmitted as recessive disorders.
  2. DNA tests are used for disorders such as cystic fibrosis, Tay-Sachs, or sickle-cell anemia.
  3. Gives information on cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia, hemophilia, PKU, ADA SCID, and muscular dystrophy.
  4. It is estimated that 10% of the cases of cystic fibrosis (CF) and 15% of the cases of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) are due to nonsense mutations.

Durie Pr

  1. After cystic fibrosis (CF), it is the second most common cause of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in children.
  2. Durie PR. Pancreatitis and mutations of the cystic fibrosis gene.
  3. Review. PMID 1743211 ^ Kulczycki LL, Shwachman H. Studies in cystic fibrosis of the pancreas; occurrence of rectal prolapse.
  4. Borowitz DS, Grand RJ, Durie PR. Use of pancreatic enzyme supplements for patients with cystic fibrosis in the context of fibrosing colonopathy.

Fibrosis Foundation

  1. SO Am-J-Dis-Child. 1974 May. 127(5). P 746-7. MJ CYSTIC-FIBROSIS: co.
  2. More information regarding CF is available through the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (http://www.cff.org).
  3. Grey VL, Lands L. Glutathione status in patients with Cystic Fibrosis. Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. $66,446. 2001.
  4. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Greater Michigan Chapter, Eastern RegionProvides education, service and research.

Pancreatic Function

  1. Genetic determination of exocrine pancreatic function in cystic fibrosis.
  2. Fecal elastase-1 cut-off levels in the assessment of exocrine pancreatic function in cystic fibrosis.
  3. Early decline of pancreatic function in cystic fibrosis patients with class 1 or 2 CFTR mutations.

Sweat

  1. Cystic fibrosis with normal sweat chloride concentration: case report.
  2. This causes chloride to flow out, and water follows. In cystic fibrosis, cAMP fails to activate the chloride channels.
  3. When steatorrhea is present without chronic respiratory abnormalities, a sweat test may be performed to help exclude a possible diagnosis of cystic fibrosis.

Pancreatic Enzyme

  1. Effect of pancreatic enzymes on zinc absorption in cystic fibrosis.
  2. Pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy in cystic fibrosis: Australian guidelines.
  3. Maintenance of growth in cystic fibrosis despite reduction in pancreatic enzyme supplementation.

News

  1. Cystic Fibrosis news, links and chat room.
  2. BioSpace News: Cystic fibrosis - News on new developments with Cystic Fibrosis.

Vitamin

  1. Subclinical vitamin K deficiency in cystic fibrosis.
  2. Excessive faecal losses of vitamin A (retinol) in cystic fibrosis.
  3. Andersen DH. Cystic fibrosis of the pancreas, vitamin A deficiency and bronchiectasis.
  4. Allan JD, Mason A, Moss AD. Nutritional supplementation in treatment of cystic fibrosis of the pancreas.

Fibrosis Cf

  1. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease.
  2. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common, life threatening genetic disorder in Australia.
  3. Carriers of specific cystic fibrosis mutations are also at increased risk to have CBAVD.
  4. ISSN: 02776715. Cheng K, Ashby D, Smyth R. Oral steroids for cystic fibrosis. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

Mutations

  1. Cystic fibrosis occurs when there is a mutation in the CFTR gene.
  2. Correlation of sweat chloride concentration with classes of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene mutations.
  3. Aim: To examine the relationship between cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator gene mutations (CFTR) and in vivo transepithelial potentials.
  4. There is also DNA testing, which tells if there are two cystic fibrosis gene mutations present in the body.

Genetic

  1. Genetic Testing for Cystic Fibrosis.
  2. Symposium Mucoviscidosis (cystic fibrosis), Nijmegen.
  3. International Conference of the Baltic and North Countries on Cystic Fibrosis.
  4. Cystic fibrosis is found most commonly in people of northern European or UK descent.
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Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux

  1. Abnormal electrolyte composition of sweat in cystic fibrosis of the pancreas: clinical implications and relationship to the disease.
  2. Andersen first described cystic fibrosis of the pancreas.
  3. PMID 9725922 ^ Malfroot A, Dab I. New insights on gastro-oesophageal reflux in cystic fibrosis by longitudinal follow up.
  4. Riordan JR. The cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator.
  5. Ledson, MJ, Tran, J, Walshaw, MJ. Prevalence and mechanisms of gastro-oesophageal reflux in adult cystic fibrosis patients.

Child

  1. Parents of a child with cystic fibrosis are taught by hospital staff how to do this.
  2. Carpentieri U, Gustavson LP, Haggard ME. Misdiagnosis of neglect in a child with bleeding disorder and cystic fibrosis.

Serum Lipase

  1. Comparison of fecal elastase-1 determination with the secretin-cholecystokinin test in patients with cystic fibrosis.
  2. Improved respiratory prognosis in patients with cystic fibrosis with normal fat absorption.
  3. Serum lipase after secretin stimulation detects mild pancreatic involvement in cystic fibrosis.
  4. Serum lipase levels pre and post Lundh meal: evaluation of exocrine pancreatic status in cystic fibrosis.

Pancreatic Insufficiency

  1. Related Articles Update on the evaluation of pancreatic exocrine status in cystic fibrosis.
  2. An increased risk of pancreatic cancer has also been found in cystic fibrosis [59, 60].
  3. Weber AM, Roy CC, Chartrand L. Relationship between bile acid malabsorption and pancreatic insufficiency in cystic fibrosis.

Carrier

  1. Preconception and prenatal carrier screening for cystic fibrosis.
  2. A baby born with only one cystic fibrosis gene and not a pair is only a carrier of the disease.
  3. If you inherit only one cystic fibrosis gene, you are called a carrier and do not have symptoms.
  4. Cystic fibrosis population carrier screening: 2004 revision of American College of Medical Genetics mutation panel.

Fecal

  1. Use of fecal elastase-1 to classify pancreatic status in patients with cystic fibrosis.
  2. Elastase-1 is superior to fecal chymotrypsin in the assessment of pancreatic involvement in cystic fibrosis.

Idiopathic Pancreatitis

  1. Relation between mutations of the cystic fibrosis gene and idiopathic pancreatitis.
  2. The cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene and ion channel function in patients with idiopathic pancreatitis.
  3. Mutations of the cystic fibrosis gene, but not cationic trypsinogen gene, are associated with recurrent or chronic idiopathic pancreatitis.
  4. In addition, researchers are studying the genetics of hereditary pancreatitis, as well as risk factors such as cystic fibrosis.

Exocrine Function

  1. Evaluation of fecal pancreatic elastase-1 as a measure of pancreatic exocrine function in children with cystic fibrosis.
  2. Gentamicin-induced correction of CFTR function in patients with cystic fibrosis and CFTR stop mutations.
  3. A study of the relationship between neurological function and serum vitamin E concentrations in patients with cystic fibrosis.
  4. Improvement of fecal fat excretion after addition of omeprazole to pancrease in cystic fibrosis is related to residual exocrine function of the pancreas.

Meconium

  1. Carl von Rokitansky described a case of fetal death with meconium peritonitis, complication of meconium ileus associated with cystic fibrosis.
  2. Prior to prenatal and newborn screening, cystic fibrosis was often diagnosed when a newborn infant failed to pass faeces ( meconium).

Nutritional

  1. Fecal elastase: pancreatic status verification and influence on nutritional status in children with cystic fibrosis.
  2. Nutritional benefits of neonatal screening for cystic fibrosis.
  3. Essential element nutritional status in cystic fibrosis.
  4. Rayner RJ, Littlewood JM. Vitamin A status as a marker of prognosis in cystic fibrosis.

Maldigestion

  1. The effect of cimetidine on maldigestion in cystic fibrosis.
  2. Walkowiak J. Assessment of maldigestion in cystic fibrosis.

Pancreatic Lipase

  1. METHODS: FE, indicating pancreatic lipase activity, was assessed in children (6.0 to 8.9 years of age) with cystic fibrosis and pancreatic insufficiency.
  2. Bollbach R, Becker M, Rotthauwe HW. Serum immunoreactive trypsin and pancreatic lipase in cystic fibrosis.
  3. Therapeutic potential and clinical efficacy of acid-resistant fungal lipase in the treatment of pancreatic steatorrhea due to cystic fibrosis.

Foundation

  1. Children with cystic fibrosis, a progressive, disabling, and incurable lung disease, may also have pancreatitis.
  2. Relative contribution of genetic and nongenetic modifiers to intestinal obstruction in cystic fibrosis.
  3. BMJ. 2007 Dec 15;335(7632):1255---59. ^ Pai VB, Nahata MC. Efficacy and safety of aerosolized tobramycin in cystic fibrosis.
  4. Other autosomal disorders such as cystic fibrosis and sickle cell anemia are far more common.
  5. Cystic fibrosis represents the first genetic disorder elucidated strictly by the process of reverse genetics.

Vas Deferens

  1. Mutations in the cystic fibrosis gene in patients with congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens.
  2. CBAVD, Congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens; CF, cystic fibrosis; PI, exogenous pancreatic insufficiency; PS, exogenous pancreatic sufficiency.
  3. Hum Genet 1994;93:467–470.[Medline] Oates RD, Amos JA. The genetic basis of congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens and cystic fibrosis.

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