Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Interstitial Lung Diseases

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Interstitial Lung Diseases : A Clinical Guide

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Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a broad category of lung diseases that includes more than 150 disorders characterized by scarring or fibrosis of the lungs. In Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Interstitial Lung Disease: A Clinical Guide, renowned experts provide a state-of-the-art overview of the problems seen by physicians in the clinical management of ILDs. Divided into two sections, the first part provides and update on general issues and introduces both interstitial lung disease and associated pulmonary hypertension. A detailed analysis of the pathology of the various interstitial lung diseases is also provided. The second part addresses specific categories of disease. Bronchiolitis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, and other conditions are covered, and the use of inspiratory and expiratory high resolution CT scan is discussed as well. This important new text is an invaluable resource for the practicing physician who must be aware of the broad and troubling manifestations of interstitial lung disease.show more

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  • Hardback | 248 pages
  • 154.94 x 236.22 x 17.78mm | 544.31g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2009 ed.
  • 37 black & white tables, biography
  • 1588296954
  • 9781588296955

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Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a broad category of lung diseases that includes more than 150 disorders characterized by scarring or fibrosis of the lungs. In Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Interstitial Lung Disease: A Clinical Guide, renowned experts provide a state-of-the-art overview of the problems seen by physicians in the clinical management of ILDs. Divided into two sections, the first part provides and update on general issues and introduces both interstitial lung disease and associated pulmonary hypertension. A detailed analysis of the pathology of the various interstitial lung diseases is also provided. The second part addresses specific categories of disease. Bronchiolitis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, and other conditions are covered, and the use of inspiratory and expiratory high resolution CT scan is discussed as well. This important new text is an invaluable resource for the practicing physician who must be aware of the broad and troubling manifestations of interstitial lung disease.show more

Table of contents

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Interstitial Lung Diseases: Clinical Guide Editors: Roberto G. Carbone MD Robert P. Baughman MD Giovanni Bottino MD General Principals Chapter 1 Interstitial lung disease: Introduction Roberto G Carbone MD, FCCP, Fabio Montanaro MB, Giovanni Bottino MD Chapter 2 Pulmonary hypertension in Interstitial Lung Disease Roberto G Carbone MD, FCCP, Assaf Monselise MD, Giovanni Bottino MD Chapter 3 Idiopathic Interstitial Lung Disease and Associated Pulmonary Hypertension: Genetics, Pathobiology, Diagnosis, and Management Keith C. Meyer, MD, MS, FACP, FCCP, Ganesh Raghu, M.D.,FCCP, FACP Chapter 4 Lung Pathology Andre L. Moreira, M.D., PhD, William D. Travis , M.D. Chapter 5 Pulmonary Hypertension: Evaluation and Treatment Roberto G Carbone MD, FCCP, Giovanni Bottino MD Specific Lung Disorders Chapters 6 Bronchiolar disorders Joseph P. Lynch III, M.D., Rajeev Saggar, M.D., Robert D. Suh, M.D., Michael C. Fishbein, M.D. Chapter 7 Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Moises Selman MD, Guillermo Carrillo, MD, Carmen Navarro, MD, Miguel Gaxiola MD Chapter 8 Connective Tissue Disease and Vasculitis Associated Interstitial Lung Disease Alan N. Brown, MD, Charlie Strange, MD Chapters 9 Pulmonary hypertension in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Fernando J. Martinez, M.D., M.S. Chapter 10 Occupational Interstitial Lung Disease Update Lee S. Newman, MD, MA Chapter 11 Sarcoidosis Robert P. Baughman MD, Elyse E Lower MD, Peter J Engel MDshow more