Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis

by Jeremy Brown, PhD, Brian Alverson, MD
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Cystic fibrosis is an autosomal recessive disease that affects the respiratory system, pancreas, hepatobiliary tract, sinuses and intestine. Abnormal transport of chloride, sodium and bicarbonate across the cell membrane is the mainstay of pathology leading to tenacious viscous body secretions. Patients present with pulmonary infections, sinusitis, pancreatitis, infetility and intestinal obstruction.

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  • Videos 4
  • Duration 0:57 h
  • Quiz questions 13
  • Topic reviews 4

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Your Educators of course Cystic Fibrosis

 Jeremy Brown, PhD

Jeremy Brown, PhD

Professor Jeremy Brown is a clinician scientist with an interest in respiratory infection. He studied medicine in London, graduating with honors, and continued his postgraduate medical training in a variety of London hospitals.
He completed his PhD in molecular microbiology in 1999 and obtained a prestigious Welcome Advanced Research Fellowship for further scientific training at the University of Adelaide. His research is mainly focused on respiratory complications of haematological disease and stem cell transplantation.
His educational and scientific experience enables him to teach students and professionals about respiratory medicine.

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD is the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, RI. He has been active in pediatric education and research for 15 years.He has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools. He is an author of the book "Step Up to Pediatrics" and over 40 peer reviewed articles. Dr. Alverson has extensive experience in preparing students for the USMLE exams and has test writing experience as well.


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fantastic summary
By Hamed S. on 28. February 2017 for Major Airways Obstruction, Bronchiectasis, Cystic Fibrosis, Haemoptysis

well covered talk! The talk may have been recorded before the development of new target agents for CF but this may be beyond the scope of step 2

 
very good , thanks prof.
By fuad d. on 26. December 2016 for Major Airways Obstruction, Bronchiectasis, Cystic Fibrosis, Haemoptysis

very good , clearly and important information . I enjoyed the Lecture thanks prof.