The Assessment of Drugs Acting on Interstitial Lung Diseases

  • R. K. Knight
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 14)


There are many causes of interstitial lung disease. I will consider the methods that have been developed and evaluated to assess and follow patients with cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis with some reference to sarcoidosis. The techniques used in these conditions can be widely applied to other conditions as appropriate.


Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Pulmonary Fibrosis Interstitial Lung Disease Migration Inhibition Factor Lung Biopsy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. K. Knight
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  1. 1.Brompton Hospital FrimleyCamberley, SurreyUK

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