Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

COPD is the acronym of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Chronic: its development is progressive and not completely reversible Obstructive: it entails an obstruction of the air flow Pulmonary: it affects bronchial tubes and lungs It is an highly invalidating disease that leads to a progressive deterioration of the respiratory function, obstructing the airways and...
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Cystic Fibrosis (CF)

Cystic Fibrosis (CF), also known as Mucoviscidosis (from "viscid mucus" due to the thick and adhesive secretions), is an inherited genetic disease characterized by the presence of dense and sticky mucus that tends to obstruct airways and pancreatic and biliary ducts, with progressive damage of the organs involved - bronchus, lungs, pancreas , liver, intestines. Whereas in a no...
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