#NACFC2021 – Hypertonic Saline ‘Effective, Safe, Cheap’ Way to Help Young Lungs

#NACFC2021 – Hypertonic Saline ‘Effective, Safe, Cheap’ Way to Help Young Lungs

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#NACFC2021 – Hypertonic Saline ‘Effective, Safe, Cheap’ Way to Help Young Lungs

Use of inhaled hypertonic saline can lessen cystic fibrosis (CF)-related lung damage in young children with the disease, data from a clinical trial indicates. Based on these finding, “we can conclude that hypertonic saline is an effective, safe, and cheap treatment option for preschool children with CF,” said Harm Tiddens, MD, PhD, a professor at Erasmus Medical Center in the Netherlands. Tiddens shared trial results at the 2021 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference in the talk,…

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