U.S. Patient-Centered Research Priorities and Roadmap for Bronchiectasis

Management of noncystic fibrosis bronchiectasis (bronchiectasis) is currently a challenge due to a lack of information guiding treatment decision-making. In this report, researchers compiled a list of U.S.-based patient-centered research priorities along with a guide for bronchiectasis research. They conducted a patient needs assessment survey that was reviewed by a panel of expert, patient advisories, and patient advocacy representatives. Of 459 patients’ survey results, the panel extracted 27 patient-centered research priorities to focus on in research for treatment and management of the disease.

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