Treatment & Therapy

Dr. Prince-Fiocco discusses medication therapy for CF
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If you are experiencing condition changes, contact us early so we can determine the best treatment for you.

Currently, Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectasis are diseases that are treatable but not curable.

Treatment Goals

Airway clearance, controlling bacteria, reducing inflammation, maintaining nutritional goals, general fitness and exercise. Medicines are used to help maintain these goals.

Therapies

There are multiple therapies we use and adults with cystic fibrosis may also be considered for lung transplantation.

Ask the Doctor

- Dr. Marilynn Prince-Fiocco

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How can I keep from getting sick so frequently?
Dr. Prince-Fiocco:  Maintain vigilance of your daily care through meticulous attention to airway clearance, general nutrition and fitness, and notifying providers when you experience condition changes. Please call us so we can address changes early and determine best treatment.

Is there anything new?
Dr. Prince-Fiocco:  :  Yes, actually there are new nebulized antibiotics and medications that address the basic defect in some patients with cystic fibrosis. Stay tuned and continue all treatments, including active physical fitness efforts, to improve your ability to benefit from all new treatments, including the possibility of lung transplantation.

Dr. Marilynn Prince-Fiocco's patient emphasis is bronchiectasis, adult cystic fibrosis, and pulmonary disease. She also serves as the Director of  the Pulmonary / Critical Care Fellowship with the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine.


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