D A Schwartz

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Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The PRECiSE 2 trial of certolizumab pegol, a new PEGylated anti-TNF agent, in the treatment of Crohn's disease: An interview with David A Schwartz, 13 June 2007
    David A Schwartz
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Biologics 2:126-8. 2008
  2. pmc Using gene expression data to identify certain gastro-intestinal diseases
    Philip S Crooke
    Department of Mathematics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Clin Bioinforma 2:20. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Review article: The medical treatment of Crohn's perianal fistulas
    D A Schwartz
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 19:953-67. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Current pharmacologic treatment paradigms for inflammatory bowel disease and the potential role of granulocyte/monocyte apheresis
    David Schwartz
    Division of Gastroenterology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1660 TVC, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:2715-28. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment of Perianal Fistula and Abscess: Crohn's and Non-Crohn's
    Houssam E Mardini
    David A Schwartz, MD Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1501 TVC, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 10:211-20. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of endoscopic ultrasound to guide combination medical and surgical therapy for patients with Crohn's perianal fistulas
    David A Schwartz
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 11:727-32. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Calcaneal ultrasound bone densitometry is not a useful tool to screen patients with inflammatory bowel disease at high risk for metabolic bone disease
    David A Schwartz
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 11:749-54. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Treatment of fistulizing inflammatory bowel disease
    David A Schwartz
    Division of Gastroenterology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Suite 514, 1211 21st Avenue, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 38:595-610. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Medical options for treating perianal Crohn's disease
    L Griggs
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Dig Liver Dis 39:979-87. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Carcinoid tumors are 15 times more common in patients with Crohn's disease
    N E West
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 13:1129-34. 2007

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Publications59

  1. pmc The PRECiSE 2 trial of certolizumab pegol, a new PEGylated anti-TNF agent, in the treatment of Crohn's disease: An interview with David A Schwartz, 13 June 2007
    David A Schwartz
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Biologics 2:126-8. 2008
    ..Dr. Schwartz was an investigator of the PRECiSE (PEGylated Antibody Fragment Evaluation in Crohn's Disease Safety and Efficacy) 2 trial of certolizumab pegol in patients with Crohn's disease...
  2. pmc Using gene expression data to identify certain gastro-intestinal diseases
    Philip S Crooke
    Department of Mathematics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Clin Bioinforma 2:20. 2012
    ..Our aim was to assess the ability of gene expression profiling in blood to differentiate among these subject groups...
  3. ncbi request reprint Review article: The medical treatment of Crohn's perianal fistulas
    D A Schwartz
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 19:953-67. 2004
    ..Complex fistulas require surgical intervention first prior to medical treatment. A combination of antibiotics, immunosuppressive therapy and infliximab are then initiated to facilitate fistula healing...
  4. ncbi request reprint Current pharmacologic treatment paradigms for inflammatory bowel disease and the potential role of granulocyte/monocyte apheresis
    David Schwartz
    Division of Gastroenterology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1660 TVC, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:2715-28. 2007
    ..Effective, long-term therapies that do not add to the adverse-effects burden in patients with IBD are needed. Of these, granulocyte/monocyte apheresis (GMA) is one promising approach...
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment of Perianal Fistula and Abscess: Crohn's and Non-Crohn's
    Houssam E Mardini
    David A Schwartz, MD Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1501 TVC, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 10:211-20. 2007
    ..Patients with proctitis have a significantly lower healing rate and a significantly higher complication rate with aggressive surgical interventions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of endoscopic ultrasound to guide combination medical and surgical therapy for patients with Crohn's perianal fistulas
    David A Schwartz
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 11:727-32. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Calcaneal ultrasound bone densitometry is not a useful tool to screen patients with inflammatory bowel disease at high risk for metabolic bone disease
    David A Schwartz
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 11:749-54. 2005
    ..This would reduce the number of patients undergoing DXA testing unnecessarily. We tried to determine if calcaneal ultrasound bone densitometry is a useful tool in screening high-risk patients with IBD for metabolic bone disease...
  8. doi request reprint Treatment of fistulizing inflammatory bowel disease
    David A Schwartz
    Division of Gastroenterology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Suite 514, 1211 21st Avenue, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 38:595-610. 2009
    ..A combined medical and surgical approach usually presents the best option for most patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Medical options for treating perianal Crohn's disease
    L Griggs
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Dig Liver Dis 39:979-87. 2007
    ..Complex disease should be treated with antibiotics, immunomodulators and biologic therapy from the onset. This review will summarise current data regarding medical options for treatment of fistulising Crohn's disease...
  10. ncbi request reprint Carcinoid tumors are 15 times more common in patients with Crohn's disease
    N E West
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 13:1129-34. 2007
    ..We present 4 patients with CD with associated carcinoid tumor...
  11. ncbi request reprint Metastatic signet-ring carcinoma of the colon diagnosed by EUS-guided FNA in a patient with Crohn's disease
    Brad E Maltz
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:945-7. 2007
  12. ncbi request reprint Innate immunity influences long-term outcomes after human lung transplant
    Scott M Palmer
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:780-5. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Management of perianal Crohn's disease
    Paul E Wise
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:426-30. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint Pilot feasibility studies of leukocytapheresis with the Adacolumn Apheresis System in patients with active ulcerative colitis or Crohn disease
    Bruce E Sands
    Gastrointestinal Unit and MGH Crohn s and Colitis Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:482-9. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Evolution of the restorative proctocolectomy and its effects on gastrointestinal hormones
    Amosy E M'Koma
    Section of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2765, USA
    Int J Colorectal Dis 22:1143-63. 2007
    ..In this review, we summarize the evolution of the RPC and its effects on the GI hormones as well as their possible clinical implications...
  16. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasound and computed tomography predictors of pancreatic cancer resectability
    Philip Q Bao
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, D 4314 MCN, 1161 21st Ave, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:10-6; discussion 16. 2008
    ..This study investigates the ability of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and computed tomography (CT) to predict a margin negative (R0) resection and the need for venous resection in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Heterozygosity for a surfactant protein C gene mutation associated with usual interstitial pneumonitis and cellular nonspecific interstitial pneumonitis in one kindred
    Alan Q Thomas
    Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 2650, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:1322-8. 2002
    ..The presence of two different pathologic diagnoses in affected relatives sharing this mutation indicates that in this kindred, these diseases may represent pleiotropic manifestations of the same central pathogenesis...
  18. doi request reprint A randomized prospective trial of endoscopic ultrasound to guide combination medical and surgical treatment for Crohn's perianal fistulas
    Natalie M Spradlin
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2527-35. 2008
    ..To prospectively determine if rectal endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) can guide combination medical and surgical therapy and improve outcomes for patients with perianal fistulizing Crohn's disease...
  19. ncbi request reprint The natural history of fistulizing Crohn's disease in Olmsted County, Minnesota
    David A Schwartz
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Gastroenterology 122:875-80. 2002
    ..Little is known about the cumulative incidence and natural history of fistulas in Crohn's disease in the community...
  20. ncbi request reprint Small bowel adenocarcinoma complicating Crohn's disease: case series and review of the literature
    Lesly A Dossett
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am Surg 73:1181-7. 2007
    ..Patients with SBA and CD are, as a group, younger and more likely to be male. SBA is rarely diagnosed preoperatively in these patients, and has a poor prognosis due to its advanced stage at diagnosis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Urine PGE-M: A metabolite of prostaglandin E2 as a potential biomarker of advanced colorectal neoplasia
    J Chad Johnson
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:1358-65. 2006
    ..The purpose of this pre-validation study was to determine if urinary PGE-M levels can be used as a biomarker to discriminate between healthy patients and those with colorectal disease...
  22. ncbi request reprint The successful use of adalimumab to treat active Crohn's disease of an ileoanal pouch during pregnancy
    Lori A Coburn
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 51:2045-7. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint Cytokine gene polymorphisms are not associated with bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome or survival after lung transplant
    Laurie D Snyder
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:1330-5. 2006
    ..Cytokine polymorphisms are inconsistently associated with transplant rejection and other adverse outcomes. To address this controversy, we evaluated cytokine single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in a lung transplant cohort...
  24. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasound diagnosis of pelvic lipoma causing neurologic symptoms
    Bradley D Shepherd
    IBD Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1501 TVC, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 51:1364-6. 2006
  25. pmc Gene expression profiling of familial and sporadic interstitial pneumonia
    Ivana V Yang
    Laboratory of Respiratory Biology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, P O Box 12233, MD B3 08, Research Triangle Park, NC 27909, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:45-54. 2007
    ..Both the genetics and the histologic type of IIP play a role in the etiology and pathogenesis of interstitial lung disease, but transcriptional signatures of these subtypes are unknown...
  26. ncbi request reprint Host-environment interactions in pulmonary fibrosis
    Stavros Garantziotis
    Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 27:574-80. 2006
    ..We discuss the theoretical framework of this hypothesis and we present data in support of the concept that genetic and nongenetic host susceptibility may interact with repetitive environmental injury to lead to IPF...
  27. pmc Using mouse genomics to understand idiopathic interstitial fibrosis
    David M Brass
    Laboratory of Respiratory Biology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 4:92-100. 2007
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  28. ncbi request reprint Successful paternity of a healthy child while taking methotrexate for Crohn's disease
    Leah R Griggs
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:2893-4. 2006
  29. doi request reprint Fibroproliferation in LPS-induced airway remodeling and bleomycin-induced fibrosis share common patterns of gene expression
    David M Brass
    Department of Pediatrics Neonatology, Duke University Medical Center, 403 Alex R Sands Laboratory Building, DUMC 3373, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Immunogenetics 60:353-69. 2008
    ..This analysis yielded a list of 212 genes in common suggesting that there is a common subset of genes that regulate fibroproliferation in the lung independent of etiologic agent and site of injury...
  30. doi request reprint Association of polymorphisms of toll-like receptor 4 with a reduced prevalence of hay fever and atopy
    Ambikaipakan Senthilselvan
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 100:463-8. 2008
    ..Polymorphisms in the TLR4 gene may regulate the effects of endotoxin exposure and could play a role in the development of asthma and atopy-related phenotypes...
  31. pmc Genetic analysis of sporadic and familial interstitial pneumonia
    David A Schwartz
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 5:343-7. 2008
    ..Thus, a more thorough understanding of the genetic etiology of interstitial pneumonia may prove critically important in defining the biology and clinical course of this complex human disease...
  32. ncbi request reprint A matrix for new ideas in pulmonary fibrosis
    Donald N Cook
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Department of Medicine, and the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 27:122-4. 2002
  33. pmc A micro-computed tomography-based method for the measurement of pulmonary compliance in healthy and bleomycin-exposed mice
    Scott Shofer
    Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Exp Lung Res 33:169-83. 2007
    ..MicroCT pulmonary compliance measurements are suitable for longitudinal measurements, and correlate with physiologic measurements of pulmonary compliance...
  34. ncbi request reprint To lap or not to lap, that is the question...no longer?
    Brad E Maltz
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 14:1161-2. 2008
  35. pmc Leukocyte-derived IL-10 reduces subepithelial fibrosis associated with chronically inhaled endotoxin
    Stavros Garantziotis
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3683, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 35:662-7. 2006
    ..The role of IL-10 on airway hyperreactivity is complex: IL-10 deficiency protects against LPS-induced hyperreactivity, and is associated with higher eNOS, iNOS, and airway nitrate levels...
  36. ncbi request reprint The role of innate immunity in acute allograft rejection after lung transplantation
    Scott M Palmer
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:628-32. 2003
    ..Therapies directed at inhibition of innate immune responses mediated by TLR4 may represent a novel and effective means to prevent acute rejection after lung transplantation...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prospective risk assessment of bacteremia and other infectious complications in patients undergoing EUS-guided FNA
    Michael J Levy
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 57:672-8. 2003
    ..There are few data regarding the risk of bacteremia with EUS-guided FNA. This study prospectively evaluated the frequency of bacteremia and other infectious complications after EUS-guided FNA...
  38. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasound techniques for pancreatic cystic neoplasms
    David A Schwartz
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Eisenberg 8A GI Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 12:709-18. 2002
    ..Improvements in EUS equipment will further secure the role of this technology when evaluating these patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint The rate of false-positive results with EUS-guided fine-needle aspiration
    David A Schwartz
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Department of Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 56:868-72. 2002
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the rate of false-positive diagnosis with EUS-guided fine-needle aspiration and to identify factors contributing to this type of error...
  40. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility to asbestos-induced and transforming growth factor-beta1-induced fibroproliferative lung disease in two strains of mice
    G Sakuntala Warshamana
    Lung Biology Program, Department of Pathology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112 2699, USA
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 27:705-13. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that certain sequences in a gene or a cluster of genes in the 129 mouse strain impart a phenotype in which there is a delay in, or protection from, the development of lung fibrogenesis...
  41. pmc Exposures to the Kuwait oil fires and their association with asthma and bronchitis among gulf war veterans
    Jeffrey L Lange
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:1141-6. 2002
    ..In contrast, there was no association between the modeled exposure and any of the outcomes. These findings do not support speculation that exposures to oil-fire smoke caused respiratory symptoms among veterans...
  42. ncbi request reprint Future research directions in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: summary of a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute working group
    Ronald G Crystal
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:236-46. 2002
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint EUS for rectal disease
    David A Schwartz
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 56:100-9. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in Gulf War era military personnel
    Margaret D Voelker
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:899-907. 2002
    ..Further investigation of factors influencing postdeployment HRQL is needed. Routine collection of health information by using standardized instruments pre- and perideployment should be implemented...
  45. ncbi request reprint Familial pulmonary fibrosis in the United States
    Momen M Wahidi
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Chest 121:30S. 2002
  46. ncbi request reprint The statistical structure of human speech sounds predicts musical universals
    David A Schwartz
    Department of Neurobiology and Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University Medical Center, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosci 23:7160-8. 2003
    ..These observations suggest that what we hear is determined by the statistical relationship between acoustical stimuli and their naturally occurring sources, rather than by the physical parameters of the stimulus per se...
  47. ncbi request reprint Radiologic findings are strongly associated with a pathologic diagnosis of usual interstitial pneumonia
    Gary W Hunninghake
    Department of Medicine, University of Iowa and Veterans Administration Medical Center, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Chest 124:1215-23. 2003
    ..To determine which clinical and radiologic findings are independently associated with a pathologic diagnosis of usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP)...
  48. ncbi request reprint A placebo-controlled trial of interferon gamma-1b in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Ganesh Raghu
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:125-33. 2004
    ..Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a progressive, fatal disease with no known efficacious therapy...
  49. ncbi request reprint Routine vs. selective EUS-guided FNA approach for preoperative nodal staging of esophageal carcinoma
    Enrique Vazquez-Sequeiros
    ivision of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Pathology Department, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 63:204-11. 2006
    ..EUS-guided FNA (EUS-FNA) is the most accurate method for lymph-node staging of esophageal carcinoma; however, it may not be necessary when EUS features are present that strongly suggest a benign or a malignant origin...
  50. pmc The need for exposure health sciences
    David A Schwartz
    NIEHS, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:A650. 2005
  51. ncbi request reprint Finding fibrosis genes: the lung
    Lauranell H Burch
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Methods Mol Med 117:293-313. 2005
    ..Testing of candidate genes and standards for formal proof of gene discovery are discussed...
  52. pmc Clinical and pathologic features of familial interstitial pneumonia
    Mark P Steele
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:1146-52. 2005
    ..Several lines of evidence suggest that genetic factors and environmental exposures play a role in the development of pulmonary fibrosis...
  53. ncbi request reprint The clinical course of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Fernando J Martinez
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:963-7. 2005
    ..Prospective data defining the clinical course in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) are sparse...
  54. ncbi request reprint High-resolution computed tomography in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: diagnosis and prognosis
    David A Lynch
    Department of Radiology, and Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 4200 East Ninth Avenue, Box A030, Room 2233 Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:488-93. 2005
    ..High-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) is an integral aspect of the evaluation of patients with suspected idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). However, few studies have evaluated its use in a large cohort...
  55. pmc Scientific vision: setting forth a strategy
    David A Schwartz
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences NIH, Durham, NC, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:A292. 2005
  56. ncbi request reprint Analyses of efficacy end points in a controlled trial of interferon-gamma1b for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Talmadge E King
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Chest 127:171-7. 2005
    ..Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a devastating disease, yet validated, reliable criteria for evaluating patient response to therapies in clinical trials are lacking...
  57. pmc Pulmonary fibrosis: thinking outside of the lung
    Stavros Garantziotis
    Department of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Clin Invest 114:319-21. 2004
    ..Previous mechanistic research has focused on the local fibroproliferative process in the lung. However, emerging evidence suggests that circulating cells of hematopoietic origin play a crucial role in the pathogenesis of this disease...
  58. ncbi request reprint Gulf War veterans with anxiety: prevalence, comorbidity, and risk factors
    Donald W Black
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Iowa Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Epidemiology 15:135-42. 2004
    ..Veterans of the first Gulf War have higher rates of medical and psychiatric symptoms than nondeployed military personnel...
  59. ncbi request reprint The role of endoscopic ultrasound in hepatobiliary disease
    David A Schwartz
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 4:72-8. 2002
    ....