Radiological versus histopathological diagnosis of usual interstitial pneumonia in the clinical practice: does it have any survival difference?

Abstract

BACKGROUND Recent studies have shown that quantification of specific histopathologic features found in usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP) are useful in defining a prognosis, suggesting the need of biopsy in all patients. OBJECTIVES This study examines whether UIP-associated mortality is different in patients diagnosed by high-resolution computed… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000225987

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