Section I General ConsiderationsChapter 1 Patient Evaluation Keith C. Meyer and Ganesh RaghuChapter 2 Radiologic Evaluation David A. LynchChapter 3 Bronchoalveolar Lavage Marjolein Drent and C.F.M. LinssenChapter 4 Pathology of Diffuse Lung Disease Thomas V. Colby and Kevin O. LeslieChapter 5 Pulmonary Function Testing Athol U. Wells, Simon Ward, Derek CramerChapter 6 Diffuse Lung Disease: Classification and Evaluation Harold R. Collard and Talmadge E. King, Jr.Chapter 7 Drug Therapy for Interstitial Lung Disease Robert P. Baughman, Ulrich Costabel, Elyse E. LowerChapter 8 Pulmonary Hypertension in Interstitial Lung Disease Oksana A. Shlobin and Steven D. Nathan Section II Specific DiseasesChapter 9 Sarcoidosis Daniel A. Culver and Marc A. JudsonChapter 10 Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Joseph P. Lynch III and John A. BelperioChapter 11 Nonspecific Interstitial Pneumonia Kevin R. Flaherty and Fernando J. MartinezChapter 12 A Practical Approach to Connective Tissue Disease Associated Lung Disease Aryeh Fischer and Roland M. du BoisChapter 13 Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis: A Clinical Perspective Moisés Selman, Mayra Mejía, Héctor Ortega, Carmen NavarroChapter 14 Smoking and Interstitial Lung Disease Joshua Solomon and Kevin K. BrownChapter 15 Childhood Interstitial Lung Disease Lisa R. Young Chapter 16 Rare Interstitial Lung Diseases Tristan J. Huie, Amy L. Olson, Marvin I. Schwarz, Stephen K. FrankelChapter 17 Occupational and Drug Induced Disorders Michal Pirozynski and John Joseph BorgChapter 18 Bronchiolitis Vincent Cottin and Jean-François CordierChapter 19 Pulmonary Vasculitis Ulrich Specks and Karina A. Keogh
Interstitial lung diseases comprise a significant part of any respiratory medicine practice. This timely second edition of Diffuse Lung Disease is a practical clinically-oriented resource, covering all the major advances in diagnostic techniques and therapies. Authored by world authorities in the field, this book provides clear and specific recommendations for the management of all forms of interstitial lung diseases.
This book is divided into two sections. The first section addresses the general aspects of diagnosis and management, including clinical approach, radiographic approach, physiological changes, and classification. The second section details each individual form of interstitial lung disease. Organized in an easy to follow format, each disease specific chapter includes tables outlining diagnostic approach, differential diagnosis, disease monitoring, and treatment. Illustrative cases, replete with high quality HRCT images, bring an added dimension to this outstanding book.
Easy to follow format accompanied by high yield tables
Disease specific chapters outline diagnostic criteria and treatment strategies
Illustrative cases showing roentgenographic changes
Vast array of HRCT images