• Publications
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Mechanisms in the pathogenesis of asbestosis and silicosis.
  • B. Mossman, A. Churg
  • Medicine
  • American journal of respiratory and critical care…
  • 1 May 1998
Interstitial pulmonary fibrosis caused by the inhalation of asbestos fibers or silica particles continues to be an important cause of interstitial lung disease. Although more stringent control ofExpand
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Animal models of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
The mechanisms involved in the genesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are poorly defined. This area is complicated and difficult to model because COPD consists of four separateExpand
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Guidelines for pathologic diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma: 2012 update of the consensus statement from the International Mesothelioma Interest Group.
CONTEXT Malignant mesothelioma (MM) is an uncommon tumor that can be difficult to diagnose. OBJECTIVE To provide updated practical guidelines for the pathologic diagnosis of MM. DATA SOURCESExpand
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Chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis: differentiation from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and nonspecific interstitial pneumonia by using thin-section CT.
PURPOSE To retrospectively assess the accuracy of thin-section computed tomography (CT) in distinguishing chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) andExpand
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Recent Advances in the Diagnosis of Churg-Strauss Syndrome
  • A. Churg
  • Medicine
  • Modern Pathology
  • 1 December 2001
Most pathologists assume that a diagnosis of Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) requires the finding of necrotizing vasculitis accompanied by granulomas with eosinophilic necrosis in the setting of asthmaExpand
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Pulmonary hypertension in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: current theories of pathogenesis and their implications for treatment
The development of pulmonary hypertension is a poor prognostic sign in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), affecting both mortality and quality of life. Although pulmonaryExpand
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Pathology of asbestosis- An update of the diagnostic criteria: Report of the asbestosis committee of the college of american pathologists and pulmonary pathology society.
UNLABELLED Asbestosis is defined as diffuse pulmonary fibrosis caused by the inhalation of excessive amounts of asbestos fibers. Pathologically, both pulmonary fibrosis of a particular pattern andExpand
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New Markers for Separating Benign From Malignant Mesothelial Proliferations: Are We There Yet?
CONTEXT The separation of benign from malignant mesothelial proliferations is crucial to patient care but is frequently morphologically difficult. OBJECTIVE To briefly review adjunctive testsExpand
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Club cell protein 16 and disease progression in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
  • H. Park, A. Churg, +7 authors D. Sin
  • Medicine
  • American journal of respiratory and critical care…
  • 15 December 2013
RATIONALE Club (Clara) cell protein 16 (CC-16) is a protein that is synthesized predominantly in the lungs and is detectable in serum. Its expression decreases with lung injury and smoking, and isExpand
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Localized Malignant Mesothelioma: A Clinicopathologic and Flow Cytometric Study
Six examples of malignant mesothelioma appearing as a localized pleural mass are described. There were four women and two men, ranging in age from 42 to 76 years. A history of asbestos exposure wasExpand
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