Respiratory Institute Outcomes
Adult Cystic Fibrosis
Body Mass Index of Adult Cystic Fibrosis Patients
Pulmonary and nutritional outcomes in CF are closely linked and a key focus of the Adult CF Program at Cleveland Clinic. The CF Foundation has stated the following pulmonary and nutritional goals for adults: FEV₁ % predicted ≥ 75 and body mass index ≥ 22 for females and ≥ 23 for males.¹
Median FEV₁ Percent Predicted vs Median BMI Among Pretransplant Adult Cystic Fibrosis Patients (N = 82)
BMI = body mass index, FEV₁= forced expiratory volume in 1 second
Source: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Patient Registry. 2021 Annual Data Report.
Cleveland Clinic’s Adult CF Program exceeds both pulmonary and nutritional national goals.
- Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Patient Registry. 2020 Annual Data Report. Bethesda, MD. ©2021 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Available at: https://www.cff.org/medical-professionals/patient-registry