Research highlights from the 2018 ERS International Congress: interstitial lung diseases

  • Tiago M. Alfaro, Catharina C. Moor, Veronica Alfieri, Florence Jeny, Michael Kreuter, Marlies S. Wijsenbeek, Elisabetta A. Renzoni, Elena Bargagli, Hilario Nunes, Paolo Spagnolo, Francesco Bonella, Maria Molina-Molina, Katerina Antoniou, Venerino Poletti
  • ERJ Open Research, February 2019, European Respiratory Society (ERS)
  • DOI: 10.1183/23120541.00215-2018

What is it about?

This paper summarizes a selection of the scientific presentations on interstitial lung diseases that were made in the European Respiratory Society (ERS) Congress 2018 in Paris. The interstitial lung diseases (ILD) are a group of over 300 disorders, including sarcoidosis, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, connective tissue disease and extrinsic allergic alveolitis. Only one in three cases has a known cause. A number of developments were presented in all areas of these diseases including those with and without a known cause, sarcoidosis and rare conditions.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/23120541.00215-2018

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