Patients with interstitial lung disease who had honeycombing on chest computed tomography had higher mortality rates than patients without honeycombing.
Fewer than 25% of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis who were treated with the antifibrotic drug pirfenidone showed signs of disease progression.
Lung‐epithelial‐derived surfactant protein has been identified as a biomarker of systemic sclerosis-interstitial lung disease.
A new clinical practice guidelines summary for clinicians regarding idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis has been released, which describes clinical manifestations and diagnostic interventions for the disease.
Oral PBI-4050 alone or in combination with nintedanib or pirfenidone was well tolerated and associated with no serious adverse events in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
In almost 70% of bronchiolitis cases, antibiotics were prescribed with no concomitant infection.
Systemic sclerosis-associated pulmonary hypertension and systemic sclerosis-associated interstitial lung disease exhibit similar but distinct gene expression profiles.
Associations were seen for both Alzheimer's disease-related dementia and cerebrovascular etiologies.
Prophylactic azithromycin may reduce hospital stays and the need for rescue antibiotics in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Using the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury Consensus Conference definition of pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome identifies more patients with the condition than the Berlin definition.
Compared with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, nonhoneycomb hypersensitivity pneumonitis phenotypes are associated with greater improvements in percent-predicted forced vital capacity.
Cholestenoic acid may represent a unique and clinically important biomarker for acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Clinicians should incorporate chest high-resolution computed tomography when screening patients with systemic sclerosis-associated interstitial lung disease even when pulmonary function tests results are normal.
Despite recommendations made by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the use of radiography in pediatric bronchiolitis has not decreased.
Researchers investigated whether increased IL-18 levels were associated with interstitial lung disease in rheumatoid arthritis.
A recent report published in The Journal of Emergency Medicine describes the case of a male patient who experienced HCTZ-induced pulmonary edema that was complicated by ARDS.
The International Physical Activity Questionnaire long form is considered valid and consistent for measuring levels of physical activity in patients with fibrotic interstitial lung disease.
Patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome and confirmed influenza diagnosis treated ≤6 hours with oseltamivir had reduced length of hospital stay and a lower rate of mortality.
Blacks experience a significantly higher rate of sarcoidosis-associated hospitalizations compared with whites.
No meaningful associations were detected in procedural listing preferences and survival outcomes in patients with COPD or interstitial lung disease awaiting lung transplant.