Survival in cystic fibrosis: preliminary report from an Italian multicenter study.

M. E. Bettinelli, A. Civardi, D. Costantini, R. Padoan, A. Giunta, B. Cesana, L. Greco, D. Salvatore, F. Santamaria, M. Castro

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Abstract

An Italian multicenter study has been carried out in order to obtain data on survival and prognostic factors in CF. We report data from four CF Centers: Milan, Neaples, Cagliari, Rome, Anagraphic data, mode of presentation and of diagnosis were collected, using CFDB database, from 536 CF pts. 39 pts had meconium ileus (7.3%); 269 (50%) were diagnosed before 12 months of age. 27 pts were lost to follow-up (5%); and 65 pts died (12%). Statistical analysis was performed by Kaplan-Meier survival curves compared by Logrank test.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)215-216
Number of pages2
JournalActa Universitatis Carolinae Medica
Volume36
Issue number1-4
Publication statusPublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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