Mary E Strek (University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, US) brings us up to speed on important aspects of autoimmune lung diseases.
Questions1. How prevalent are autoimmune lung diseases? (0:10)
2. What are the major autoimmune causes of interstitial lung diseases? (0:36)
3. What are the major challenges in the diagnosis and treatment of autoimmune interstitial lung diseases? (1:37)
4. What are the predominant radiographic and histopathological findings in patients with interstitial lung disease with autoimmune cause? (3:19)
5. What recent advances have been made in treatment options for these patients? (4:23)
Speaker disclosure: Mary E Strek performs clinical research studies as a principal investigator for her institution supported by the National Institutes of Health, Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) and Novartis. She has also received honoraria from BI for participation on advisory boards, speaking, travel and writing.
Filmed at the CHEST Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, US, October 2018.