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The Role of Pulmonary Function Test in Perioperative Management of Patients with Cystic Fibrosis.


Manzor M, Asztalos G, Yuki K
Transl Perioper Pain Med. 2022; 9(2):438-444.
PMID: 35875368.


Cystic fibrosis (CF) is one of chronic illness affecting many different organs. Although the outcome of CF patients undergoing procedures was not favorable more than half a century ago, it showed a continuous improvement based on the previous reports. However, recent outcome report of CF patients' procedural outcomes is limited. We analyzed CF patients who underwent procedures from 2010 to 2020 in our institution. The mortality of 1,903 procedures performed in 430 CF patients was 0.74%, seen in high-risk procedures such as lung transplantation. We also analyzed the perioperative profiles of CF patients who underwent functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS). We identified the preoperative pulmonary function testing result to be predictive of postoperative hospital stay.