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This program begins by looking at a typical day in the life of a cystic fibrosis sufferer. The structure and function of the lungs are seen through a mixture of computer graphics and real-life video. The problems encountered with cystic fibrosis are compared with the functioning of a normal healthy lung. The program provides a complete introduction to the following topics: The lungs and associated organs; Ventilation of the lungs and gas exchange; The role of mucus in the body; Causes and symptoms of cystic fibrosis; Applications of enzyme technology to modern medicine; Measurement of lung function; Genetic diseases and gene therapy
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c1995


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