Which respiratory complications of cystic fibrosis (CF) are treated surgically?

Updated: Oct 30, 2018
  • Author: Girish D Sharma, MD, FCCP, FAAP; Chief Editor: Kenan Haver, MD  more...
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Answer

Surgical therapy may be required for the treatment of the following respiratory complications:

  • Pneumothorax

  • Massive recurrent or persistent hemoptysis

  • Nasal polyps

  • Persistent and chronic sinusitis


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