Interstitial Lung Disease
The COLDICE study examined the effectiveness and safety of a novel, less-invasive approach to sampling lung tissue for the diagnosis of interstitial lung disease compared with the gold-standard surgical approach. Lead author Lauren Troy, PhD, answered our questions.
The transplant waitlist continues to grow, as does the need for lung transplants among patients with cystic fibrosis and other lung diseases. Should lung allocation be based solely on wait time?
In this podcast, Anne Holland, PT, PhD, talks about the American Thoracic Society's new home oxygen therapy guidelines as they pertain to patients with interstitial lung diseases, as well as the research that is needed to fill the knowledge gaps.
In this podcast, Emily O'Brien, PhD, answers our questions about the objective measures of disease severity that affect quality of life among patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, how these findings impact clinical practice, and the knowledge gaps that still exist.