Conundrums and Controversies in Diagnosis and Management of Interstitial Lung Disease: Pro/Con Debates

Conundrums and Controversies in Diagnosis and Management of Interstitial Lung Disease: Pro/Con Debates

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This session will feature four PRO/CON debates on cutting edge topics in interstitial lung disease. Topics will include cryobiopsy in fibrotic lung disease, use of the envisia molecular classifier, whether IPF is truly a distinct clinical entity and management of non-IPF progressive pulmonary fibrosis. 

CME credits and/or Certificates of Completion are not provided for this session.

1- Understand the risks and benefits of transbronchial lung cryobiopsy

2- Apply use of a genomic classifier from transbronchial biopsy specimens in clinical practice after discussion of yield and limitations

3- Appreciate the importance of 1) need to make a diagnosis of ILD early, before the disease progresses to severe fibrotic stages such as usual interstitial pneumonia and 2) treat with appropriate disease modifying agents

Marlies Wijsenbeek, MD, PhD: PRO: IPF Is a Distinct Clinical Entity

Ganesh Raghu, MD: CON: IPF Is a Distinct Clinical Entity

Manuela Funke, MD: PRO: A Genomic Classifier From Transbronchial Lung Biopsy Specimens Is Useful in UIP Diagnosis

Justin Oldham, MD, MS: CON: A Genomic Classifier From Transbronchial Lung Biopsy Specimens Is Useful in UIP Diagnosis

Sonye K. Danoff, MD, PhD, ATSF: PRO: Transbronchial Cryobiopsy Is Useful for Histopathologic Diagnosis of Fibrotic Interstitial Lung Disease

Lauren K. Troy, PhD, MBBS, BMedSci, FRACP: CON: Transbronchial Cryobiopsy Is Useful for Histopathologic Diagnosis of Fibrotic Interstitial Lung Disease

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