Interstitial Lung Disease

Venoarterial ECMO Improves Survival to Transplant in Interstitial Lung Disease

Venoarterial ECMO Improves Survival to Transplant in Interstitial Lung Disease

In patients with end-stage interstitial lung disease, there was a higher rate of survival to transplantation with venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

Composite Echo Score Predicts PH in Interstitial Lung Disease

Composite Echo Score Predicts PH in Interstitial Lung Disease

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The variables for the stepwise echocardiographic score included right ventricular systolic pressure, early pulmonary regurgitation gradient, right atrial area size, tricuspid regurgitation velocity, left ventricle eccentricity index, and right ventricle fractional area change.

Expert Consensus on Chronic Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Diagnostic Criteria

Expert Consensus on Chronic Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Diagnostic Criteria

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Experts in interstitial lung disease identified 18 items of importance for diagnosing chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis.

Predictors Identified for Myositis-Related Interstitial Lung Disease Mortality

Predictors Identified for Myositis-Related Interstitial Lung Disease Mortality

Researchers identified independent predictors of short-term dermatomyositis- or polymyositis-related interstitial lung disease mortality.

Bronchoalveolar Lavage for Diagnosis of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Point/Counterpoint

Bronchoalveolar Lavage for Diagnosis of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Point/Counterpoint

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Lung disease experts Athol Wells, MD, and Joshua Mooney, MD, MS, debate the diagnostic value of bronchoalveolar lavage in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Distinct Clinical Phenotypes in Interstitial Lung Disease May Better Predict Outcomes

Distinct Clinical Phenotypes in Interstitial Lung Disease May Better Predict Outcomes

Clustering patients with interstitial lung disease independently predicted progression-free and transplant-free survival.

Chronic Respiratory Disease Mortality Rates Increase From 1980 to 2014

Chronic Respiratory Disease Mortality Rates Increase From 1980 to 2014

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Mortality rates and changes in mortality rates for chronic respiratory diseases in the United States varied by county, sex, and particular disease type.

Predicting Survival in IPF With CT-Measured Pulmonary Artery: Aorta Ratio

Predicting Survival in IPF With CT-Measured Pulmonary Artery: Aorta Ratio

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Computed tomography-derived pulmonary artery-to-aorta ratio can predict pulmonary artery pressure and survival in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Increased Mortality Related to Interstitial Lung Abnormalities

Increased Mortality Related to Interstitial Lung Abnormalities

Researchers examined data from 4 cohort studies to assess the risk of all-cause mortality associated with interstitial lung abnormalities.

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