Management of interstitial lung disease in elderly patients.

@article{Meyer2012ManagementOI,
  title={Management of interstitial lung disease in elderly patients.},
  author={Keith C Meyer},
  journal={Current opinion in pulmonary medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={483-92}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW This review seeks to inform readers of evolving concepts of ageing-associated risks for developing interstitial lung disease (ILD) and current approaches to the diagnosis and management of ILD in elderly patients. RECENT FINDINGS Various aspects of cellular and immune senescence have been identified that may explain the increased susceptibility of the elderly to developing fibrotic lung disease. New guidelines have been recently published concerning the diagnosis and… CONTINUE READING

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