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*  LSC 2013 abstract - Volatile organic compounds may provide a new and promising tool for diagnosing interstitial lung diseases |...
... ultimate diagnosis requires invasive techniques such as lung biopsy. Therefore, there's an urgent need for a non-invasive ... LSC 2013 abstract - Volatile organic compounds may provide a new and promising tool for diagnosing interstitial lung diseases. ... LSC 2013 abstract - Volatile organic compounds may provide a new and promising tool for diagnosing interstitial lung diseases ... LSC 2013 abstract - Volatile organic compounds may provide a new and promising tool for diagnosing interstitial lung diseases ...
  http://erj.ersjournals.com/content/42/Suppl_57/PP164
*  Granulomatous-lymphocytic interstitial lung disease - Wikipedia
... but confirmation of the diagnosis requires lung biopsy. In people who have lung disease prior to a diagnosis of CVID, the ... The differential diagnosis includes infection, other interstitial lung diseases and malignant disease including lymphoma. ... Granulomatous-lymphocytic interstitial lung disease (GLILD) is a lung complication of common variable immunodeficiency ... Use of combination chemotherapy for treatment of granulomatous and lymphocytic interstitial lung disease (GLILD) in patients ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Granulomatous%E2%80%93lymphocytic_interstitial_lung_disease
*  Interstitial lung disease - Wikipedia
A lung biopsy is required if the clinical history and imaging are not clearly suggestive of a specific diagnosis or malignancy ... Interstitial lung disease (ILD), or diffuse parenchymal lung disease (DPLD), is a group of lung diseases affecting the ... "Interstitial Lung Disease/Pulmonary Fibrosis Northwestern Chicago Frequently Asked Questions". "Interstitial lung disease: ... respiratory bronchiolitis associated interstitial lung disease, desquamative interstitial pneumonia, drug-induced lung diseases ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interstitial_lung_disease
*  Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis - Wikipedia
... a surgical lung biopsy is required for confident diagnosis. Histologic specimens for the diagnosis of IPF must be taken at ... Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) belongs to a large group of more than 200 lung diseases known as interstitial lung diseases ... Diagnosis requires ruling out other potential causes and may be supported by a CT scan or lung biopsy. It is a type of ... Other differential diagnostic considerations include interstitial lung disease related to mixed connective tissue disease, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idiopathic_pulmonary_fibrosis
*  Advanced genomics and proteomics improve the diagnosis and treatment of a deadly lung disease
Because it can be difficult to obtain lung biopsy samples for some types of interstitial lung disease, the Simmons Center ... Effective treatment, however, is complicated by the fact that a definitive diagnosis often requires a lung biopsy. ... To improve the diagnosis and treatment of interstitial lung diseases, Naftali Kaminski, M.D., director of the Simmons Center ... Kaminski is strongly convinced that they will--the diagnosis and management of interstitial lung disease may radically change. ...
  http://www.biologynews.net/archives/2006/01/13/advanced_genomics_and_proteomics_improve_the_diagnosis_and_treatment_of_a_deadly_lung_disease.html
*  Extracorporeal Lung Support as a Bridge to Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tumor Embolism
The journal encourages submissions on pulmonology, respiratory medicine, thoracic surgery, lung diseases, pulmonary function ... diagnosis and management of pulmonary and associated disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and ... both previously shown to aid in the diagnosis of PTE [14-16]. Most importantly, a tissue diagnosis from a surgical lung biopsy ... suggested possible pneumonia overlying interstitial lung disease and pulmonary hypertension. CT and ultrasound showed small ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/cripu/2016/3257084/
*  Causes and Evaluation of Chronic Dyspnea - American Family Physician
Pulmonary function studies can be used to identify emphysema and interstitial lung diseases. Computed tomography of the chest ... The clinical presentation alone is adequate to make a diagnosis in 66 percent of patients with dyspnea. Patients' descriptions ... To diagnose pulmonary arterial hypertension or certain interstitial lung diseases, right heart catheterization or bronchoscopy ... interstitial lung disease, pneumonia, or psychogenic disorders. The etiology of dyspnea is multifactorial in about one-third of ...
  http://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0715/p173.html
*  Lung biopsy - Wikipedia
Lung biopsy also plays a role in the diagnosis of interstitial lung disease. Any approach to lung biopsy risks causing a ... as certain lung diseases such as COPD can increase the risk of pneumothorax. Pneumothorax sometimes requires tube thoracostomy ... A lung biopsy is an interventional procedure performed to diagnose lung pathology by obtaining a small piece of lung which is ... "Transbronchial lung biopsy in patients with diffuse parenchymal lung disease without 'idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis pattern' on ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lung_biopsy
*  Osteopontin may be useful in the treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Because it can be difficult to obtain lung biopsy samples for some types of interstitial lung disease, the Simmons Center ... Effective treatment, however, is complicated by the fact that a definitive diagnosis often requires a lung biopsy. " ... To improve the diagnosis and treatment of interstitial lung diseases, Naftali Kaminski, M.D., director of the Simmons Center ... Kaminski is strongly convinced that they will--the diagnosis and management of interstitial lung disease may radically change. ...
  http://www.rxpgnews.com/research/respiratorymedicine/printer_3113.shtml
*  Evaluation of Chronic Dyspnea - - American Family Physician
... or interstitial lung disease. High-resolution computed tomography is particularly useful for diagnosing interstitial lung ... If the diagnosis remains unclear, additional tests may be required. These include ventilation perfusion scans, Holter ... monitoring, cardiac catheterization, esophageal pH monitoring, lung biopsy, and cardiopulmonary exercise testing. ... Asthma, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia, cardiac ischemia, interstitial lung disease ...
  https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0415/p1529.html
*  Cryoprobes better than traditional forceps for obtaining certain lung biopsies | EurekAlert! Science News
Cryoprobes allowed for improved diagnosis of interstitial lung diseases because they collected larger sized samples that were ... conventional forceps for performing so-called transbronchial lung biopsies in patients who are being assessed for certain lung ... "These positive results are very promising although larger multicenter randomized trials are required to confirm the benefits ... Cryoprobes allowed for improved diagnosis of interstitial lung diseases because they collected larger sized samples that were ...
  https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-06/w-cbt061614.php
*  Wiley: Cryoprobes Better than Traditional Forceps for Obtaining Certain Lung Biopsies
Cryoprobes allowed for improved diagnosis of interstitial lung diseases because they collected larger sized samples that were ... "These positive results are very promising although larger multicenter randomized trials are required to confirm the benefits ... Cryoprobes Better than Traditional Forceps for Obtaining Certain Lung Biopsies. A randomized controlled trial has found that ... conventional forceps for performing so-called transbronchial lung biopsies in patients who are being assessed for certain lung ...
  http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/PressRelease/pressReleaseId-110983.html
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Currently 2 children do not require medical treatment.. The manifestation of interstitial lung disease due to SP-C mutations is ... Initial diagnosis was made by genetic testing alone in 6 of 11 cases and by lung biopsy in 5 patients. Histology pattern ... Genetic variations of SP-C gene are known to cause interstitial lung disease. In previous studies 55 patients have been ... Lung biopsy findings and previous radiological imaging studies were re-examined using up to date classifications. ...
  http://erj.ersjournals.com/content/38/Suppl_55/p632
*  HRCT scans can identify deadly lung disease | EurekAlert! Science News
... computed tomography scans could in future be spared the substantial risks of lung biopsy and be given a confident diagnosis of ... Appropriate treatment is complicated by the fact that a definitive diagnosis often requires a lung biopsy. ... According to Raghu, "Our findings suggest that when a team of multidisciplinary experts in interstitial lung disease at a ... HRCT scans can identify deadly lung disease Sparing some patients from the substantial risks of lung biopsy ...
  https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-02/l-hsc021414.php
*  What are some restrictive conditions of the respiratory system? | HowStuffWorks
Restrictive lung diseases, also known as interstitial lung diseases or ILD, are typically caused by inhaling environmental ... are required to make a specific interstitial diagnosis. A pulmonary function test can also determine the severity of the ... Diagnostic testing may also include blood tests, bronchoalveolar lavage, and lung biopsy. ... All of the following restrictive conditions fall under the diagnosis of pneumoconiosis: Black lung disease is predominant in ...
  https://health.howstuffworks.com/diseases-conditions/respiratory/restrictive-conditions-of-the-respiratory-system.htm
*  Incidence and prevalence of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: review of the literature | European Respiratory Society
... an IPF diagnosis requires the exclusion of known causes of interstitial lung disease (ILD) and either the presence of a typical ... IPF cases required biopsy with UIP. Von Plessen et al. [20] used discharge diagnoses from a single centre to identify candidate ... Report on the incidence of interstitial lung diseases in Spain. Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 2004; 21: 64-70. ... Registration of interstitial lung diseases by 20 centres of respiratory medicine in Flanders. Acta Clin Belg 2001; 56: 163-172. ...
  http://err.ersjournals.com/content/21/126/355.long
*  Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis - Pulmonary Disorders - Merck Manuals Professional Edition
... treatment of Interstitial Lung Diseases from the Professional Version of the Merck Manuals. ... Diagnosis requires HRCT and in some cases surgical lung biopsy.. Chest x-ray typically shows diffuse reticular opacities in the ... Diagnosis is based on history, physical examination, high-resolution CT, and/or lung biopsy, if necessary. Treatment may ... A similar histologic pattern uncommonly occurs in cases of interstitial lung diseases of known etiology (see Table: Key ...
  http://www.merckmanuals.com/en-pr/professional/pulmonary-disorders/interstitial-lung-diseases/idiopathic-pulmonary-fibrosis
*  Interstitial Lung Disease: Symptoms and Life Expectancy
... interstitial pneumonitis, black lung, Farmer's lung, mold, grasses, fumes, and autoimmune diseases. The most common symptoms ... Treatment and prognosis depends upon the type of lung disease. ... is the name for a group of diseases that affect the lungs, for ... The precise diagnosis of interstitial lung disease may require more specific testing that can include imaging studies or tissue ... The diagnosis can be made at times by the history, physical and characteristic chest CT findings. Sometimes lung biopsy can be ...
  https://www.medicinenet.com/interstitial_lung_disease_interstitial_pneumonia/article.htm
*  Benign Lymphoproliferative Disorders of the Lung (Benign intraparenchymal lymph nodes, Nodular lymphoid hyperplasia, Follicular...
... patients with MS and other brain and central nervous system disorders and diseases. ... Surgical biopsy is required for definitive diagnosis. Molecular and immunohistochemical analysis of resected tissue is required ... Within the lung, IgG4 sclerosing disease may cause diffuse parenchymal involvement that mimics interstitial lung disease or ... LIP and follicular bronchiolitis often present as diffuse parenchymal lung diseases, mimicking interstitial lung disease. ...
  https://www.neurologyadvisor.com/pulmonary-medicine/benign-lymphoproliferative-disorders-of-the-lung-benign-intraparenchymal-lymph-nodes-nodular-lymphoid-hyperplasia-follicular-bronchiolitis-lymphoid-interstitial-pneumonitis-igg4-sclerosing-disease/article/625835/
*  Rheumatoid Arthritis
... such as the Disease Activity Index, and measures of outcome, such as the Health Assessment Questionnaire, should be recorded at ... Diagnosis of RA-associated nodular lung disease requires biopsy. The histopathologic appearance of the lesion is that of a ... The most common manifestation of pulmonary disease in RA is interstitial lung disease (ILD). The manifestation of RA-associated ... Biopsy is required to exclude other underlying causes. Nodular lung disease in RA can occur in both the pleura and lung ...
  http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs/diseasemanagement/rheumatology/rheumatoid-arthritis/
*  Open lung biopsy | definition of open lung biopsy by Medical dictionary
... open lung biopsy explanation free. What is open lung biopsy? Meaning of open lung biopsy medical term. What does open lung ... Looking for online definition of open lung biopsy in the Medical Dictionary? ... chronic interstitial lung disease, lung CA, eosinophilic granuloma, honeycomb lung, lymphoma, pulmonary HTN, sarcoidosis Pros ... Diagnosis of SH generally requires an open lung biopsy.. Sclerosing hemangioma. An open lung biopsy was performed at the time ...
  http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/open+lung+biopsy
*  Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis - Lung and Airway Disorders - Merck Manuals Consumer Version
... diagnosis & treatment of Interstitial Lung Diseases from the Home Version of the Merck Manuals. ... Diagnosis requires computed tomography and sometimes analysis of a sample of lung tissue (biopsy). ... Respiratory Bronchiolitis-Associated Interstitial Lung Disease and Desquamative Interstitial Pneumonia. *Nonspecific ... Respiratory Bronchiolitis-Associated Interstitial Lung Disease and Desquamative Interstitial Pneumonia. *Nonspecific ...
  http://www.merckmanuals.com/en-ca/home/lung-and-airway-disorders/interstitial-lung-diseases/pulmonary-langerhans-cell-histiocytosis
*  Minocycline Therapy for Lung Scarring in Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis - a Pilot Study - Full Text View -...
Open or VATS lung biopsy showing definite or probable usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP), required for subjects ages 20-34 due ... Diagnosis of any connective tissue disease (scleroderma, SLE, rheumatoid arthritis, etc.) according to the American College of ... Lung Diseases. Respiratory Tract Diseases. Lung Diseases, Interstitial. Minocycline. Anti-Bacterial Agents. Anti-Infective ... Known explanation for interstitial lung disease, other than IPF, including but not limited to radiation, sarcoidosis, ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00203697
*  Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia/Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia
... patients with MS and other brain and central nervous system disorders and diseases. ... Surgical lung biopsy may be required to distinguish COP from other causes of acute interstitial lung disease. ... as well as in association with lung cancer, vasculitis, and infection. Surgical lung biopsy may be required for diagnosis when ... areas of OP may be seen in other forms of interstitial lung disease (ILD), such as usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP) and ...
  http://www.neurologyadvisor.com/pulmonary-medicine/bronchiolitis-obliterans-organizing-pneumoniacryptogenic-organizing-pneumonia/article/625428/
*  SP-D counteracts GM-CSF-mediated increase of granuloma formation by alveolar macrophages in lysinuric protein intolerance |...
A lung biopsy only confirmed the diagnosis of PAP and interstitial pneumonitis secondary to LPI. The presence of cholesterol ... His disease progressed to the point of respiratory failure requiring intubation and mechanical ventilation despite two further ... Lysinuric protein intolerance with chronic interstitial lung disease and pulmonary cholesterol granulomas at onset. J Pediatr. ... BAL1, left lung; BAL2-4, right lung. Control sample was obtained from a diagnostic BAL from a patient with bronchitis. (C) ...
  https://ojrd.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1750-1172-4-29