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Acute Exacerbations of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic, progressive and ultimately fatal disease, with a highly variable course in individual patients. Episodes of rapid deterioration are not uncommon,Expand
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Acute Exacerbation of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. An International Working Group Report.
Acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis has been defined as an acute, clinically significant, respiratory deterioration of unidentifiable cause. The objective of this internationalExpand
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Epidemiology of interstitial lung diseases in Greece.
INTRODUCTION Few data are available on the epidemiology of interstitial lung diseases (ILDs), especially after the current classification of idiopathic interstitial pneumonias. The aim of this studyExpand
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The pathogenesis of pulmonary fibrosis: a moving target
Pulmonary fibrosis is the end stage of many diffuse parenchymal lung diseases. It is characterised by excessive matrix formation leading to destruction of the normal lung architecture and finallyExpand
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Obstructive sleep apnea should be treated in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Study objectivesThe most recent idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) guidelines include obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) among the IPF-associated comorbidities. Furthermore, they recognize the paucity ofExpand
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An integrated clinicoradiological staging system for pulmonary sarcoidosis: a case-cohort study.
BACKGROUND Mortality in pulmonary sarcoidosis is highly variable and a reliable prognostic algorithm for disease staging and for guiding management decisions is needed. The objective of this study isExpand
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Infliximab therapy in pulmonary fibrosis associated with collagen vascular disease.
OBJECTIVE To study the potential effectiveness of tumor necrosis factor a (TNF-alpha) inhibitor treatment for pulmonary fibrosis associated with a collagen vascular disease, CVD (rheumatoidExpand
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Early maternal deprivation-induced modifications in the neurobiological, neurochemical and behavioral profile of adult rats
Early maternal deprivation (MD) is an animal model of neurodevelopmental stress associated with a variety of abnormalities during adulthood. The present study investigated specific behavioral,Expand
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Sex-related differential response to clomipramine treatment in a rat model of depression
Research in affective disorders is often performed without considering sex differences, although women are predominantly affected. Consequently, the potential sex-dependent action of antidepressantsExpand
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Role of angiogenesis and vascular remodeling in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Recently, angiogenesis and pulmonary vascular remodeling in COPD has been investigated. It has been hypothesized that endothelial dysfunction might be an initiating event that promotes vesselExpand
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