Exercise testing is increasingly being used as a prognostic indicator in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) but it is reported to be underutilised in UK CF centres, particularly in children. Here, we evaluated the CPET results of our children with CF at the CF annual review and its possible clinical value.
- Cystic fibrosis
- cardiopulmonary exercise testing
- aerobic fitness
- pulmonary function
- exercise testing
- lung health
Weir, E., Burns, P. D., Devenny, A., Young, D., & Paton, J. Y. (2017). Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in children with Cystic Fibrosis: one centre’s experience. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 102(5), 440-444. https://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2016-310651