Interstitial Lung Disease, An Issue of Clinics in Chest Medicine - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455738427, 9781455742714

Interstitial Lung Disease, An Issue of Clinics in Chest Medicine, Volume 33-1

1st Edition

Authors: Talmadge King Harold R Collard Luca Richeldi
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455738427
eBook ISBN: 9781455742714
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 17th March 2012
Page Count: 197


The guest editors for this issue, Talmadge King, Harold Collard, celebrated pulmonary specialists from UCSF, and Luca Richeldi, renowned visiting professor to UCSF from University of Modena, Italy, bring together a state-of-the-art issue on the important topic of Interstitial Lung Diseases (ILD).  This comprehensive issue reviews the approach to diagnosis of ILD, radiology if ILD, pathology of ILD.  Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is discussed, including phenotypes and comorbidities, acute exacerbation and accelerated decline, management, and pathobiology of novel approaches to therapy.  Connective Tissue ILD, Chronic Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis, familial ILD and smoking-related ILD, and non-specific interstitial pneumonia are reviewed.  In the final article, lung transplantation is discussed.


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About the Authors

Talmadge King Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Julius R. Krevans Distinguished Professorship in Internal Medicine, Chair, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Harold R Collard Author

Affiliations and Expertise

University of California San Francisco School of Medicine

Luca Richeldi Author

University of California San Francisco and University of Modena, Italy

Affiliations and Expertise

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust