Healthcare: Respiratory & Lung Care (Pulmonology)

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Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis

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There is no cure for cystic fibrosis. However, treatment can improve a patient’s quality of life and lessen the effects of the disease’s symptoms. Treatment options include:

  • Specialized CF care centers
  • Inhaled airway clearance and antibiotic regimen
  • Comprehensive nutritional management
  • Pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy
  • Enhanced chest physiotherapy
  • Aggressive antibiotic regimens
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Treatment Goals

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  • Preventing and controlling lung infections
  • Loosening and removing thick, sticky mucus from the lungs
  • Preventing or treating blockages in the intestines
  • Providing enough nutrition
  • Preventing dehydration (a lack of fluid in the body)
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Location

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Baylor Medicine
McNair Campus
7200 Cambridge St.
8th Floor, Suite 8A
Houston, TX 77030
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