Usual interstitial pneumonia

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Usual interstitial pneumonia

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The terms "Usual interstitial pneumonia" returned 36 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Usual interstitial pneumonia: a pattern or a disease? A reflection upon the topic.
 

Author(s): Leticia Kawano-Dourado, Ronaldo Adib Kairalla

Journal: J Bras Pneumol. ;39(1):111-2.

 

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2013

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Usual interstitial pneumonia coexisted with nonspecific interstitial pneumonia, What's the diagnosis?
 

Author(s): Xia Fang, Benfang Luo, Xianghua Yi, Yu Zeng, Fang Liu, Huiping Li, Pan Gu, Xuyou Zhu, Suxia Zhang, Gelin Jiang

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The differential diagnosis between idiopathic nonspecific interstitial pneumonia(INSIP) and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis(IPF)/usual interstitial pneumonia(UIP)is tough in both clinicians and pathologists. In this study, we analyzed the lesions of right lung removed from a 58-year-old ...

Last Updated: 3 Jan 2013

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Prognostic significance of fibroblastic foci in usual interstitial pneumonia and non-specific interstitial pneumonia.
 

Author(s): Taishi Harada, Kentaro Watanabe, Kazuki Nabeshima, Makoto Hamasaki, Hiroshi Iwasaki

Journal: Respirology. 2013 Feb;18(2):278-83.

 

Fibroblastic foci (FF) composed of an accumulation of fibroblasts or myofibroblasts may be related to the progression of pulmonary fibrosis leading to respiratory insufficiency. Several studies have shown that the number of FF is a significant prognostic factor in usual interstitial ...

Last Updated: 25 Jan 2013

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The terms "Usual interstitial pneumonia" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Usual interstitial pneumonia-pattern fibrosis in surgical lung biopsies. Clinical, radiological and histopathological clues to aetiology.
 

Author(s): Maxwell Smith, Mercedes Dalurzo, Prasad Panse, James Parish, Kevin Leslie

Journal: J. Clin. Pathol.. 2013 Oct;66(10):896-903.

 

Pulmonary fibrosis in surgical lung biopsies is said to have a 'usual interstitial pneumonia-pattern' (UIP-pattern) of disease when scarring of the parenchyma is present in a patchy, 'temporally heterogeneous' distribution. These biopsies are one of the more common non-neoplastic ...

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2013

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Smoking-related interstitial fibrosis (SRIF), pathogenesis and treatment of usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP), and transbronchial biopsy in UIP.
 

Author(s): Anna-Luise A Katzenstein

Journal: Mod. Pathol.. 2012 Jan;25 Suppl 1():S68-78.

 

This review focuses on three selected topics of current interest that are related to chronic fibrosing lung disorders and are important for pathologists. First, the clinical and pathologic features of smoking-related interstitial fibrosis (SRIF) are highlighted. SRIF is a common finding ...

Last Updated: 4 Jan 2012

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Pathogenetic mechanisms in usual interstitial pneumonia/idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Eric S White, Michael H Lazar, Victor J Thannickal

Journal: J. Pathol.. 2003 Nov;201(3):343-54.

 

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a progressive, usually fatal, form of interstitial lung disease characterized by failure of alveolar re-epithelialization, persistence of fibroblasts/myofibroblasts, deposition of extracellular matrix, and distortion of lung architecture which ...

Last Updated: 3 Nov 2003

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Azathioprine and Prednisone in the Treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

 

Last Updated: 16 Aug 2007

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Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of FG-3019 in Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

 

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2014

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A MultiCenter Study of Combined PEX, Rituximab, and Steroids in Acute Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Exacerbations
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

 

Last Updated: 12 Jun 2012

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