Clinical advances in the diagnosis and therapy of the interstitial lung diseases.

@article{King2005ClinicalAI,
  title={Clinical advances in the diagnosis and therapy of the interstitial lung diseases.},
  author={T. King},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={172 3},
  pages={
          268-79
        }
}
  • T. King
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine
  • The last century experienced remarkable advances in the classification, diagnosis, and understanding of the pathogenesis of the interstitial lung diseases. Technological advances, particularly physiologic testing, lung imaging studies, bronchoalveolar lavage, surgical lung biopsy, and histopathologic assessment, improved our understanding of these entities. In particular, the advent of high-resolution computed tomography, the narrowed pathologic definition of usual interstitial pneumonia, and… CONTINUE READING
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