Interstitial lung disease

December 2005
Thorax;Dec2005 Supplement 2, Vol. 60, pii47
Academic Journal
The article presents several abstracts on interstitial lung diseases. They include "Factors Influencing Success of Achieving Lung Transplantation in Patients With Pulmonary Fibrosis Placed on the Waiting List 1999-2004," by L.S. Mackay, R.L. Anderson, J. Lordan, J.H. Dark, P.A. Corris and A.J. Fisher, "Outcomes of Pulmonary Renal Syndrome in Patients With ANCA Associated Vasculitis," by A. Patel, P. Ind, C.D. Pusey, G. Gaskin and A. Salama, "Association Between the Genotype of the TNF Locus and Acute Rejection Following Lung Transplant," by I.A. Forrest, C. Ward, S. Scorfield, D.M. Murphy, C.E. Chapman, V. Carter, P. Botha, J.H. Dark, P.A. Corris and P.G. Middleton.


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