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Sarcoidosis Vasculitis and Diffuse Lung Diseases publishes original articles on the prevalence, causes, mechanisms, diagnosis, management, treatment and prevention of sarcoidosis, vasculitis and interstitial lung diseases.

The Journal is the official journal of the World Association of Sarcoidosis and other Granolumatous Disorders (WASOG).

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Patterns of healthcare resource utilization in patients with sarcoidosis: a cross-sectional study.

Nynke Kampstra, Paul B. van der Nat, Frouke T. van Beek, Jan C. Grutters, Philip J. van der Wees
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Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor is not associated with sarcoidosis susceptibility or severity in whites or blacks

Camila D. Odio, Edward J. Miller, Maor Sauler, Lin Leng, Marta Piecychna, Wonder P. Drake, Richard Bucala
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Cytokine gene polymorphisms in Pigeon Breeder’s Disease expression

Cláudia Freitas, Bruno Lima, Natália Martins, Natália Melo, Patricia Mota, Helder Novais e Bastos, Helena Alves, Oksana Sokhatska, Luís Delgado, António Morais
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Lung transplantation for Interstitial Lung disease, the experience of an outpatient clinic

Maria Jacob, Carla Damas
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Methotrexate in sarcoidosis: hematologic and hepatic toxicity encountered in a large cohort over a six year period

Robert P. Baughman, Johanna Cremers, Martina Harmon, Elyse Lower, Marjolein Drent
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Fatal consequences of therapeutic thoracentesis in patients with systemic sclerosis

Tsvi Sirotkin, Aiman Natour, Ori Wand, Yair Levy
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Latent tuberculosis infection associates with cardiac involvement in patients with sarcoidosis

Els Beijer, Annelies Bakker, Raisa Kraaijvanger, Bob Meek, Marco Post, Jan Grutters, Marcel Veltkamp
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Association of the calcitriol to calcifediol ratio with cardiac involvement in newly diagnosed sarcoidosis

Elias Giallafos, Lykourgos Kolilekas, Effrosyni Manali, Spyros Katsanos, Paschalis Steiropoulos, Elias Tsougos, Grigorios Stratakos, Mina Gaga, Nikos Koulouris, Spyros Papiris, Ioannis Ilias
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Current Issue

Vol. 37 No. 2 (2020)


Sarcoidosis Vasculitis and Diffuse Lung Disease: alive and still growing

Robert P. Baughman, Antonella Caminati, Claudia Ravaglia, Luca Richeldi, Paola Rottoli, Sara Tomassetti, Carlo Vancheri
Abstract 119 | PDF Downloads 85

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Infection prevention in sarcoidosis: proposal for vaccination and prophylactic therapy

Huzaefah Syed, Christian Ascoli, Catharina Linssen, Christen Vagts, Thomas Iden, Aamer Syed, Jordana Kron, Kelly Polly, David Perkins, Patricia Finn, Richard Novak, Marjolein Drent, Robert Baughman, Nadera Sweiss
Abstract 73 | PDF Downloads 55

Page 87-98

Original Articles: Clinical Research

The right upper lobe bronchus angle: A tool for differentiating fibrotic and non-fibrotic sarcoidosis

Mary Salvatore, Danielle Toussie, Nadiya Pavlishyn, David Yankelevitz, Timothy O'Connor, Claudia Henschke, Maria Padilla
Abstract 101 | PDF Downloads 51

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Sarcoidosis and increased risk of comorbidities and mortality in Sweden

Johanna Larsson, Pål Graff, Ing-Liss Bryngelsson, Per Vihlborg
Abstract 49 | PDF Downloads 34

Page 104-135

Treatment of Primary Sjögren’s Syndrome-Related Interstitial Lung Disease: a Retrospective Cohort Study

Barkha Amlani, Ghada Elsayed, Umang Barvalia, Jeffrey P Kanne, Keith C Meyer, Nathan Sandbo, Zhanhai Li, Sara S McCoy
Abstract 53 | PDF Downloads 28

Page 136-147

A real-world study of the tolerability and dosing of pirfenidone and its effect on survival in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Sahajal Dhooria, Ritesh Agarwal, Inderpaul Singh Sehgal, Kuruswamy Thurai Prasad, Valliappan Muthu, Mandeep Garg, Amanjit Bal, Ashutosh Nath Aggarwal, Digambar Behera
Abstract 39 | PDF Downloads 33

Page 148-157

Predictors of cough-specific and generic quality of life in sarcoidosis patients

Branislav S. Gvozdenovic, Violeta Mihailovic-Vucinic, Mira Vukovic, Mihailo Stjepanovic, Ivana Buha, Strahinja V. Mihailovic, Nikola B. Maric
Abstract 23 | PDF Downloads 71

Page 158-168

Obstructive sleep apnea in sarcoidosis and impact of CPAP treatment on fatigue

Pier-Valerio Mari, Giuliana Pasciuto, Matteo Siciliano, Jacopo Simonetti, Federico Ballacci, Francesco Macagno, Bruno Iovene, Filippo Martone, Giuseppe Maria Corbo, Luca Richeldi
Abstract 23 | PDF Downloads 18

Page 169-178

A unique case of ovarian manifestation of systemic vasculitis that mimics ovarian cancer.

Ada Bielejewska, Arkadiusz Bociek, Martyna Bociek, Andrzej Jaroszyński
Abstract 60 | PDF Downloads 17

Page 179-183

Long-term outcomes of epoprostenol therapy in sarcoid associated pulmonary hypertensio

Eric Abston, Matthew Moll, Stephanie Hon, Praveen Govender, Jeffrey Berman, Harrison Farber
Abstract 29 | PDF Downloads 19

Page 184-191

The effect of the walk-bike on quality of life and exercise capacity in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a feasibility study

Monique Wapenaar, Elisabeth Bendstrup, Maria Molina-Molina, Maarten K.N. Stessel, Jasmina Huremovic, Eric W. Bakker, Isabella Kardys, Joachim G.J.V. Aerts, Marlies S. Wijsenbeek
Abstract 44 | PDF Downloads 18

Page 192-202

Associations between interleukin 18 gene polymorphisms and susceptibility to vasculitis: A meta-analysis

Jae Hyun Jung, Han Saem Jeong, Sung Jae Choi, Gwan Gyu Song, Jong-Ho Kim, Tae Hyub Lee, Youngjin Han
Abstract 34 | PDF Downloads 21

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Role of alveolar collapse in idiopathic pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis

Yoshiaki Kinoshita, Hiroshi Ishii, Hisako Kushima, Masaki Fujita, Kazuki Nabeshima, Kentaro Watanabe
Abstract 43 | PDF Downloads 38

Page 212-217

Real world experience of response to pirfenidone in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a two centre retrospective study

James Eaden, Christopher M. Barber, Stephen Renshaw, Nazia Chaudhuri, Stephen Bianchi
Abstract 39 | PDF Downloads 33

Page 218-224

Case Series

Non-tuberculous, adenosine deaminase-positive lymphocytic pleural effusion: Consider immunoglobulin G4-related disease

Ori Wand, Ben Fox, Osnat Shtraichman, Osnat Moreh-Rahav, Moti Kramer
Abstract 25 | PDF Downloads 22

Page 225-230

Rapidly non-IPF progressive fibrosing interstitial lung disease: a phenotype with an IPF-like behavior

Ngu Khine, Dalia Mudawi, Pilar Rivera-Ortega, Colm Leonard, Nazia Chaudhuri, George A. Margaritopoulos
Abstract 60 | PDF Downloads 25

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Treatment of newly diagnosed sarcoid-associated pulmonary hypertension with ambrisentan and tadalafil combination therapy

Eric Abston, Stephanie Hon, Romy Lawrence, Jeffrey Berman, Praveen Govender, Harrison W. Farber
Abstract 37 | PDF Downloads 19

Page 234-238

Letter to Editor

Pulmonary arterial hypertension secondary to Takayasu’s Arteritis: management using a combined medical and interventional approach

Matthew Nitzberg, Raj Parikh, Praveen Govender, Harrison W Farber
Abstract 20 | PDF Downloads 13

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