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Increasing sputum levels of gamma-glutamyltransferase may identify cystic fibrosis patients who do not benefit from inhaled glutathione

4 years ago   |   By ScienceDirect

Publication date: Available online 14 December 2016

Author(s): Alessandro Corti, Matthias Griese, Andreas Hector, Alfonso Pompella
Glutathione is decreased in cystic fibrosis airways, thus its resupply by inhalation has been employed to restore antioxidant defense. CF airways present however increased activity of gamma-glutamyltransferase , the enzyme specifically capable of degrading GSH, and thus inhaled GSH might be promptly catabolized. In addition, prooxidant reactions are known to originate during GGT-mediated GSH catabolism. We determined levels of GGT in the sputum samples...
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The psychometric properties of the Leicester Cough Questionnaire and Respiratory Symptoms in CF tool in cystic fibrosis: A preliminary study

4 years ago   |   By ScienceDirect

Publication date: Available online 14 December 2016

Author(s): Nathan Ward, Kathy Stiller, Hilary Rowe, Anne E Holland
Background There are few tools to quantify the impact of cough in cystic fibrosis . The psychometric properties of the Leicester Cough Questionnaire and Respiratory Symptoms in CF tool were investigated in adults with CF. Methods Validity and reliability were assessed in clinically stable participants who completed the questionnaires twice, along with the Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire - Revised . Responsiveness was assessed by change in questionnaires following treatment...
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