Erika Franco de Carvalho

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to examine the parenchymal and extracellular matrix remodeling process in two histologic patterns-nonspecific interstitial pneumonia (NSIP) and usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP)-in cases of idiopathic and sclerosis/systemic sclerosis (SSc)-associated interstitial pneumonia. METHODS We examined 15 cases of idiopathic(More)
AIMS To compare septal and vascular matrix remodelling, vascular occlusion, pulmonary function tests and survival between two groups: one with idiopathic non-specific interstitial pneumonia (NSIP) and one with NSIP associated with systemic sclerosis (SSc). METHODS AND RESULTS Pulmonary biopsy specimens were examined from 40 patients, 22 with NSIP and 18(More)
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