Growth factors in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: relative roles

@article{Allen2002GrowthFI,
  title={Growth factors in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: relative roles},
  author={Jeremy T. Allen and Monica A. Spiteri},
  journal={Respiratory Research},
  year={2002},
  volume={3},
  pages={13 - 13}
}
Treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients has evolved very slowly; the fundamental approach of corticosteroids alone or in combination with other immunosuppressive agents has had little impact on long-term survival. The continued use of corticosteroids is justified because of the lack of a more effective alternative. Current research indicates… CONTINUE READING