Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

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By Jeffrey Swigris and Kevin K Brown, MD
ISBN
9780323544313
Publication Date
13-08-2018
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  • Covers the process of making the diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, as well as IPF look-alikes: uncharacterized PF, CTD-ILD, and cHP.
  • Details today's available therapeutics, including Rx, rehabilitation, O2, Tx, and treating comorbidities: OSA, GERD, and PH.
  • Consolidates today's available information on this timely topic into one convenient resource.

Designed with the practicing clinician in mind, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis provides a succinct, easy-to-digest overview of this challenging condition in which the cause of thickening lung tissue is unknown. This concise resource by Drs. Kevin K. Brown and Jeff Swigris provides essential information for the physician who sees pulmonary fibrosis patients, including epidemiology, genetics and biomarkers, pathology, diagnosis, disease monitoring, and therapeutics intended to improve the patient's lifespan and quality of life.


Key Features
  • Covers the process of making the diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, as well as IPF look-alikes: uncharacterized PF, CTD-ILD, and cHP.
  • Details today's available therapeutics, including Rx, rehabilitation, O2, Tx, and treating comorbidities: OSA, GERD, and PH.
  • Consolidates today's available information on this timely topic into one convenient resource.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323544313
Author Informaiton By Jeffrey Swigris and Kevin K Brown, MD, National Jewish Health
Pp Authortext Swigris & Brown
Table of Content

Preface

1. Introduction

2. Epidemiology of IPF/ILD

3. Mechanisms of Fibrosis

4. Genetics of IPF

5. HRCT in IPF

6. Pathology of IPF

7. Making the Diagnosis of IPF

8. IPF Look-Alikes: Uncharacterized PF, CTD-ILD and cHP

9. Natural History of IPF and Disease Monitoring

10. Biomarkers in IPF

11. Therapeutics (Rx, Rehabilitation, O2, Tx, and Treating Comorbidities: OSA, GERD, PH)

E-SBN 9780323544320
Imprint Elsevier
Publication Date 13-08-2018
Pages 132
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
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