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ETYHICAL ISSUES IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS
Dana-Teodora Anton-Paduraru and Magdalena Iorga
In recent decades, the rapid advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cystic fibrosis led to the emergence of ethical issues related to neonatal screening, gene therapy, organ transplantation, and fertility. Also, transition of patients with cystic fibrosis from pediatric to adult care is not only a professional but also an ethical issue. Understanding the ethical issues related to this condition is crucial to providing optimal care.
Keywords: cystic fibrosis, ethical, screening, gene therapy, transplants, fertility