Dornase alfa in DMD

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Dornase alfa in DMD

Postby neutronico » Thu Dec 29, 2016 11:05 pm

In cases with high secretion and no signs of infection (such as clear or white sputum), is it appropriate to treat it by nebulizing with Dornase alfa?

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Re: Dornase alfa in DMD

Postby bachjr » Mon May 15, 2017 4:27 pm

No. In fact, nebulizing it is only likely to increase the secretions further. Positioning is the better strategy.
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Re: Dornase alfa in DMD

Postby elviraroose » Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:44 pm

I hope that this problem will be described in details. Thanks in advance! Your assistance is much appreciated!


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