Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in children with Cystic Fibrosis: one centre’s experience

Elise Weir, Paul D Burns, Anne Devenny, David Young, James Y Paton

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)440-444
Number of pages5
JournalArchives of Disease in Childhood
Volume102
Issue number5
Early online date19 Apr 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2017

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Keywords

  • Cystic fibrosis
  • cardiopulmonary exercise testing
  • aerobic fitness
  • paediatrics
  • pulmonary function
  • exercise testing
  • lung health

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