Ravi Nayak, Author at Gastroenterology Advisor

Ravi Nayak

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Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias and Idiopathic Interstitial Fibrosis

I. Problem/Condition. Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias (IIPs) are a group of heterogeneous disorders that collectively form a subset of Interstitial Lung Disesases (ILDs), classified together because they affect the interstitium of the lungs and need to be distinguished from other lung diseases. Fibrosis is generally the pathologic result of prolonged disease. These conditions may be classified…

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