• Journal Article

Aerosol treatment of cystic fibrosis

Citation

Garcia-Contreras, L., & Hickey, A. (2003). Aerosol treatment of cystic fibrosis. Critical Reviews in Therapeutic Drug Carrier Systems, 20(5), 317-356. DOI: 10.1615/CritRevTherDrugCarrierSyst.v20.i5.10

Abstract

Different aerosol therapies have been employed to treat the underlying cause and symptoms of cystic fibrosis (CF) during the past two decades. A summary of the main elements of the disease and aerosol treatments employed in clinical care and experimental trials are presented. Methods of aerosol generation and characterization are reviewed. Suggestions for improving the current treatments are provided