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Pulmonary Fibrosis (Hamman Rich Syndrome) Summary

Description: A process in which normal lung tissues are progressively replaced by FIBROBLASTS and COLLAGEN causing an irreversible loss of the ability to transfer oxygen into the bloodstream via PULMONARY ALVEOLI. Patients show progressive DYSPNEA finally resulting in death.

Also Known As: Hamman Rich Syndrome; Fibrosing Alveolitis; Fibroses, Pulmonary; Fibrosis, Pulmonary; Pulmonary Fibroses Show All >>

Networked: 4280 relevant articles (166 outcomes, 597 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Pulmonary Fibrosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Bleomycin (Blenoxane) : 47 outcomes 211 studies in 1069 results : FDA 7 Generic
  2. Collagen : 10 outcomes 38 studies in 383 results : IBA
  3. indium-bleomycin : 6 outcomes 31 studies in 189 results : IBA
  4. Transforming Growth Factor beta (TGF-beta) : 5 outcomes 15 studies in 109 results : IBA
  5. Cytokines : 5 outcomes 12 studies in 108 results : IBA
  6. Silicon Dioxide (Sand) : 4 outcomes 23 studies in 147 results : FDA 1 Generic
  7. Asbestos : 4 outcomes 19 studies in 182 results : IBA
  8. pirfenidone : 4 outcomes 8 studies in 36 results : IBA
  9. Hydroxyproline (4 Hydroxyproline) : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 112 results : IBA
  10. Curcumin : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 12 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Pulmonary Fibrosis

  1. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)
  2. Lung Injury
  3. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  4. Systemic Scleroderma (Systemic Sclerosis)
  5. Anoxia (Hypoxia)
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Key Therapies for Pulmonary Fibrosis

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  1. Lung Transplantation : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 107 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 61 results
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 48 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 64 results
  5. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome in 20 results
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