Enzyme Replacement Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis
Why It Is Used
These enzymes are used by people who have cystic fibrosis whose pancreatic ducts are blocked. The blockage prevents digestive enzymes that are made by the pancreas from reaching the intestines, where they are needed for digestion.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Susanna McColley, MD - Pediatric Pulmonology