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Impact of Air Pollution on Chronic Respiratory Diseases
The aim of this study is to evaluate the impact of air pollution on the occurrence and clinical course of chronic respiratory diseases, and discover new biomarkers from various devices such as CT images that can indicate the process and amount of lung damage caused by air pollution. Accordingly, the investigators have designed an prospective cohort with enrollment of normal people and patients with chronic respiratory diseases of three different categories (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis). Participants will be followed up for a period of one year, with evaluation of the clinical course...
Influence of Socioeconomic and Environmental Factors on the Natural History of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis(IPF) is the most common idiopathic interstitial lung disease whose cause is unknown. With age and gender, socio-economic factors are the most influential indicators of health. At present there is very little data on socio-economic factors in the IPF. The investigators hypothesize that a lower socio-economic level and / or exposure to various air pollutants may influence the IPF's natural history, including the severity of diagnosis and prognosis of the IPF. The investigators also hypothesize that the deleterious effect of air pollutants is modulated by individual susceptibility (shorter telomeres) and ...
Inspiratory Muscle Training in Patients With Interstitial Lung Disease
The aim of this study is to evaluate the effects of inspiratory muscle training program in inspiratory muscle endurance, breathlessness, inspiratory muscle strength, functional capacity and quality of life in patients with interstitial lung disease. Patients are evaluated before the inspiratory muscle training and after 8 weeks of training.
Integrated Radiographic and Metabolomics Risk Assessment in Patients With Interstitial Lung Diseases
The purpose of this study is to find out if combining a state-of-the-art form imaging modality with metabolomics in different types of Interstitial Lung Diseases (ILD) patients compared to controls with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD)/emphysema and healthy controls will be a better predictor of disease progression. ILD's are a group of chronic, progressive lung diseases. The most common ILD is idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Metabolomics provides a "snapshot" in time of all metabolites present in a biological sample such as whole blood, plasma, serum, urine, and many other specimens. The imaging procedure should...
Interest of the Use of Pulmonary Ultrasound in the Referral of Patients With or Suspected COVID-19 +
The recent pandemic due to the SARS-CoV2 results in a pulmonary infection in major symptomatic patients. Because of the large number of patients and the risk of acute respiratory distress syndrome (which seems to occur in almost 5% of patients), there is a real challenge to improve physician ability to screen between patients those who will require specific surveillance and those who can be sent back home. The recent French official recommendation of the French radiology society prescribe that chest X-ray do not have any place in the COVID-19+ management whereas the WHO stipulate that ultrasound machines may be useful for these...
Interstitial Pneumonia With Autoimmune Features: Evaluation of Connective Tissue Disease Incidence During Follow-up
Interstitial lung diseases (ILD) represent a frequent complication of connective tissue diseases (CTDs), especially systemic sclerosis, idiopathic inflammatory myopathies and rheumatoid arthritis. ILD can either occur during CTD course or be the first manifestation of CTDs. Therefore screening patients with ILD for CTD is crucial. In some cases, ILD are associated with clinical and/or serological autoimmune features but not classifiable for CTDs. Evolution of these forms to defined CTDs has never been study. Recently, the European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society experts proposed a new term, "interstitial pneumonia with...
IPF mHealth Exercise
Patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) who are stable on antifibrotic therapy at least 3 months will be randomized to complete a 12-week home exercise intervention using an mHealth platform, plus a pre- and post-intervention monitoring period (4 weeks each) and in-person study assessments.
LCH in Adults: a Collaborative, Prospective-retrospective, Observational Study
This is a multicenter, retrospective and prospective, observational, no profit study including adult patients with LCH, diagnosed starting from January 2001 to two years after the first enrolled patient. Each patient will be followed up to one year after the last enrolled patient. Each patient will be followed up to one year after the last enrolled patient.This study plans to collect clinical information at the time of diagnosis and at various follow-ups to evaluate the efficacy of first-line therapies. Diagnostic and therapeutic data will be collected from routine clinical evaluations and laboratory and instrumental investigations...
Long Term Oxygen Therapy in Patients With Interstitial Lung Disease
Study the effect of using long term oxygen therapy in patients with interstitial lung disease and chronic hypoxia
Lysophosphatidic Acid / Autotaxin Axis in Rheumatoid Lung Disease
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a common chronic systemic autoimmune relapsing disease characterized by joint inflammation. Beside arthritis leading to progressive joint damage and loss of function, RA is also associated to extraarticular inflammatory conditions such as interstitial lung disease (ILD). This one develops in 30% of all RA patients with a median survival expectancy of 3 to 10 years once symptomatic. Unfortunately, there is no medical care recommendation so far as the pathophysiology is unknown. However, ILD share many similarities with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Autotaxin (ATX), due to its lysophospholipase...