Multidisciplinary Discussion in Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease

  • Silvia Puglisi
  • Jay H. Ryu
  • Sara Tomassetti
  • Venerino Poletti


Multidisciplinary discussion is becoming a clinical method to approach complex patients. The sharing of expertise and knowledge during a formal meeting is a sort of maieutic method for eliciting new ideas from each other. Recent studies documented that multidisciplinary discussion in interstitial lung diseases involving clinicians, radiologists, and pathologists may increase the confidence of diagnoses and increase the cultural background of the group.


Interstitial lung disease Multidisciplinary discussion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Silvia Puglisi
    • 1
  • Jay H. Ryu
    • 2
  • Sara Tomassetti
    • 1
  • Venerino Poletti
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Diseases of the ThoraxOspedale Morgagni-PierantoniForlìItaly
  2. 2.Pulmonary and Critical Care MedicineMayo ClinicRochesterUSA
  3. 3.Department of Respiratory Diseases and AllergyAarhus University HospitalAarhusDenmark

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