A review of renal disease in cystic fibrosis

J Cyst Fibros. 2013 Jul;12(4):309-17. doi: 10.1016/j.jcf.2013.03.005. Epub 2013 Apr 22.


Kidney disease is becoming increasingly common in CF. This review looks at the effect of CFTR on the kidney, the problems with measuring renal function effectively in CF, the causes and incidence of renal dysfunction, and its pathophysiology. Strategies to reduce aminoglycoside toxicity are discussed.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cystic Fibrosis / complications*
  • Cystic Fibrosis / drug therapy
  • Diabetes Mellitus / etiology
  • Humans
  • Kidney Diseases / chemically induced
  • Kidney Diseases / diagnosis
  • Kidney Diseases / etiology*