Partnership leads to improved lifelong care center

“Holly Keyt, MD, who heads the adult CF program, notes that there now are more adults than children surviving with CF in this country — which represents a major shift. “We’re making huge leaps and bounds in terms of survival and improvement of quality of life for people with CF,” says Dr. Keyt, a pulmonologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at UT Health. One example? Four babies have been born to her CF patients in recent months. That can require consultation with repro-ductive endocrinologists for infertility and obstetricians to make sure mother and baby are healthy. Genetic counsel-ing, which includes testing prospective fathers for the genetic mutation, is part of that process.”

Read the full cover story from San Antonio MD News’ August 2018 issue.

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