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Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is the most common and severe form of idiopathic interstitial pneumonias, accounted for 20% of cases of interstitial lung disease (ILD). In this study, we sought to compare the lung changes of IPF using a lung ultrasound (LUS) protocol of 12 zones with "current standard" high resolution computed tomography (HRCT) diagnostic method and overlap it with the functional pulmonary test as a complete clinical and imaging evaluation.
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Name: The clinical respiratory journal
Lung ultrasound is an examination that allows the assessment of pulmonary involvement by analyzing artifacts. Our primary aim was to correlate our lung ultrasound findings with pulmonary function and ...
Abundant evidence supports an association between Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) and lung cancer development. Data on diagnosis and management of patients with IPF and lung cancer are still scarc...
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is the commonest interstitial lung disease. Radiologists play an essential role in making an accurate diagnosis, and this is necessary given its prognostic implications a...
Pulmonary hypertension has been reported to complicate the course of a number of fibrotic lung diseases, including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis and nonspecific i...
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a rare and chronic fibrosing interstitial lung disease. However, the clinical features and outcomes of IPF in Taiwan have not been well studied. In addition, the...
Retrospective inclusion of lung cancers developed in a context of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, diagnosed and / or treated in participating centers. The cases are recovered retrospectivel...
This study is investigating the way the lung is damaged in a condition called pulmonary fibrosis. Research studies will be conducted on lung tissue obtained from an open lung biopsy perfo...
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is the most common form of chronic idiopathic diffuse interstitial lung disease (DILD) in adults. It is a fibroproliferative, irreversible disease of un...
To study the safety and effectiveness of multiple-doses of tralokinumab on pulmonary function in adults with mild to moderate idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). IPF is a chronic, progre...
The overall aim of this study is to develop a test that predicts the prognosis of IPF (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis) and which could be used to determine whether new treatments for IPF ar...
A group of interstitial lung diseases with no known etiology. There are several entities with varying patterns of inflammation and fibrosis. They are classified by their distinct clinical-radiological-pathological features and prognosis. They include IDIOPATHIC PULMONARY FIBROSIS; CRYPTOGENIC ORGANIZING PNEUMONIA; and others.
A common interstitial lung disease of unknown etiology, usually occurring between 50-70 years of age. Clinically, it is characterized by an insidious onset of breathlessness with exertion and a nonproductive cough, leading to progressive DYSPNEA. Pathological features show scant interstitial inflammation, patchy collagen fibrosis, prominent fibroblast proliferation foci, and microscopic honeycomb change.
A diverse group of lung diseases that affect the lung parenchyma. They are characterized by an initial inflammation of PULMONARY ALVEOLI that extends to the interstitium and beyond leading to diffuse PULMONARY FIBROSIS. Interstitial lung diseases are classified by their etiology (known or unknown causes), and radiological-pathological features.
A process in which normal lung tissues are progressively replaced by FIBROBLASTS and COLLAGEN causing an irreversible loss of the ability to transfer oxygen into the bloodstream via PULMONARY ALVEOLI. Patients show progressive DYSPNEA finally resulting in death.
Absence of air in the entire or part of a lung, such as an incompletely inflated neonate lung or a collapsed adult lung. Pulmonary atelectasis can be caused by airway obstruction, lung compression, fibrotic contraction, or other factors.
Radiology is the branch of medicine that studies imaging of the body; X-ray (basic, angiography, barium swallows), ultrasound, MRI, CT and PET. These imaging techniques can be used to diagnose, but also to treat a range of conditions, by allowing visuali...
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