Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency - Treatment
AAT deficiency currently has no cure, but there are treatments to slow lung damage and treat its complications. Treatment is best managed by a team that includes a primary care doctor, pulmonologist (lung specialist), gastroenterologist (GI specialist), and geneticist (specialist in genetic conditions). People who have AAT deficiency and develop related liver or skin diseases will be referred to doctors who treat those diseases.
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- SourceUrl: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/subscribe/3516
- Syndication ID: 18966
- Language: English
- Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
- Date Syndication Captured: Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 09:02 PM
- Date Syndication Updated: Saturday, January 09, 2021 at 01:07 AM
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