Survival in cystic fibrosis: preliminary report from an Italian multicenter study

Bettinelli, M.E.; Civardi, A.; Costantini, D.; Padoan, R.; Giunta, A.; Cesana, B.; Greco, L.; Salvatore, D.; Santamaria, F.; Castro, M.

Acta Universitatis Carolinae. Medica 36(1-4): 215-216

1990


ISSN/ISBN: 0001-7116
PMID: 2130699
Document Number: 4665
An Italian multicenter study has been carried out in order to obtain data on survival and prognostic factors in CF. We report data from four CF Centers: Milan, Neaples, Cagliari, Rome, Anagraphic data, mode of presentation and of diagnosis were collected, using CFDB database, from 536 CF pts. 39 pts had meconium ileus (7.3%); 269 (50%) were diagnosed before 12 months of age. 27 pts were lost to follow-up (5%); and 65 pts died (12%). Statistical analysis was performed by Kaplan-Meier survival curves compared by Logrank test.

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Survival in cystic fibrosis: preliminary report from an Italian multicenter study