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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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Online First

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

Ada Bielejewska, Arkadiusz Bociek, Martyna Bociek, Andrzej Jaroszyński
Abstract 6 | PDF Downloads 0

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

James Eaden, Christopher Barber, Stephen Renshaw, Nazia Chaudhuri, Stephen Bianchi
Abstract 8 | PDF Downloads 3

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 23 | PDF Downloads 8

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 3 | PDF Downloads 0

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 4 | PDF Downloads 0

Role of alveolar collapse in idiopathic pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis

Yoshiaki Kinoshita, Hiroshi Ishii, Hisako Kushima, Masaki Fujita, Kazuki Nabeshima, Kentaro Watanabe
Abstract 6 | PDF Downloads 4

Current Issue

Vol. 37 No. 1 (2020)

Published: 2020-03-25

Original Articles: Clinical Research

Serum amyloid A in lung transplantation

Lucia Vietri, Elena Bargagli, David Bennett, Antonella Fossi, Paolo Cameli, Laura Bergantini, Miriana d’Alessandro, Piero Paladini, Luca Luzzi, Francesco Gentili, Maria Antonietta Mazzei, Donatella Spina, Piersante Sestini, Paola Rottoli
Abstract 128 | PDF Downloads 48

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Serum soluble interleukin-2 receptor level is a predictive marker for EBUS-TBNA-based diagnosis of sarcoidosis

Jun Miyata, Takunori Ogawa, Yoichi Tagami, Takashi Sato, Mikie Nagayama, Toshiyuki Hirano, Naofumi Kameyama, Koichi Fukunaga, Akihiko Kawana, Takashi Inoue
Abstract 63 | PDF Downloads 36 Supplementary file Downloads 2

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Factors associated with implantable cardioverter defibrillators appropriate therapy in cardiac sarcoidosis: a meta-analysis

Levi-Dan Azoulay, Xavier Waintraub, Julien Haroche, Zahir Amoura, Fleur Cohen Aubart
Abstract 86 | Supplementary files Downloads 7 PDF Downloads 41

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The incidence, comorbidity and mortality of sarcoidosis in Korea, 2008-2015: a nationwide population-based study

Mi Hye Jeon, Taeuk Kang, Sang Hoon Yoo, Heather S Swan, Hyun Jung Kim, Hyeong Sik Ahn
Abstract 51 | PDF Downloads 35 Suppl file 1 Downloads 2 Suppl file 2 Downloads 0

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Interstitial lung disease and microscopic polyangiitis in chilean patients

Pamela Wurmann, Francisca Sabugo, Fabian Elgueta, Macarena Mac-Namara, Karen Vergara, Daniela Vargas, Maria Luisa Molina, Juan Carlos Diaz, Hector Gatica, Annelise Goecke
Abstract 53 | PDF Downloads 24

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Incidence and economic burden of sarcoidosis in years 2011–2015 in Silesian voivodeship, Poland

Ewa Niewiadomska, Małgorzata Kowalska, Michał Skrzypek, Agata Bocionek, Elżbieta Czech
Abstract 51 | PDF Downloads 19

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Miliary Sarcoidosis: does it exist? A case series and systematic review of literature

Srinivas Rajagopala, Sakthi Shankari, Roopa Kancherla, Ramanathan Palaniappan Ramanathan, Devanand Balalakshmoji
Abstract 79 | PDF Downloads 38 Supplementary file Downloads 4

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The effect of global longitudinal strain on ımpaired six-minute walk test performance in patients with sarcoidosis

Deniz Kaptan Ozen, Bülent Mutlu, Derya Kocakaya, Burak Turan, Sena Sert Sekerci, Berrin Ceyhan, Alper Kepez, Okan Erdoğan
Abstract 44 | PDF Downloads 22

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Case Series

Safety of macitentan in sarcoidosis-associated pulmonary hypertension: a case-series

H. Mathijssen, M.P. Huitema, A.L.M. Bakker, R.J. Snijder, J.J. Mager, J.C. Grutters, M.C. Post
Abstract 81 | PDF Downloads 36

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Case Reports

Desquamative interstitial pneumonia induced by metal exposure

Timothée Blin, Anne De Muret, Marion Teulier, Marion Ferreira, Michel Vincent, Mickaël Catinon, Antoine Legras, Patrice Diot, Sylvain Marchand-Adam
Abstract 119 | PDF Downloads 57

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