Interstitial Lung Disease
An expert panel developed suggestions for chronic cough management in interstitial lung disease, but more clinical trials are needed to establish recommendations.
In patients with end-stage interstitial lung disease, there was a higher rate of survival to transplantation with venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
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.
Experts in interstitial lung disease identified 18 items of importance for diagnosing chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
Researchers identified independent predictors of short-term dermatomyositis- or polymyositis-related interstitial lung disease mortality.
Lung disease experts Athol Wells, MD, and Joshua Mooney, MD, MS, debate the diagnostic value of bronchoalveolar lavage in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Clustering patients with interstitial lung disease independently predicted progression-free and transplant-free survival.
Mortality rates and changes in mortality rates for chronic respiratory diseases in the United States varied by county, sex, and particular disease type.
Computed tomography-derived pulmonary artery-to-aorta ratio can predict pulmonary artery pressure and survival in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Researchers examined data from 4 cohort studies to assess the risk of all-cause mortality associated with interstitial lung abnormalities.