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Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis Summary

Description: Lung infections with the invasive forms of ASPERGILLUS, usually after surgery, transplantation, prolonged NEUTROPENIA or treatment with high-doses of CORTICOSTEROIDS. Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis can progress to CHRONIC NECROTIZING PULMONARY ASPERGILLOSIS or hematogenous spread to other organs.

Also Known As: Aspergillosis, Invasive Pulmonary; Pulmonary Aspergilloses, Invasive; Pulmonary Aspergillosis, Invasive; Chronic Necrotizing Pulmonary Aspergillosis

Networked: 557 relevant articles (63 outcomes, 37 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Amphotericin B (Amphotericin) : 18 outcomes 4 studies in 67 results : FDA 12 Generic
  2. liposomal amphotericin B : 13 outcomes 4 studies in 36 results : FDA 2
  3. Itraconazole (Sporanox) : 8 outcomes 2 studies in 36 results : FDA 6 Generic
  4. voriconazole (Vfend) : 8 outcomes 1 study in 44 results : FDA 8 Generic
  5. micafungin (FK463) : 6 outcomes 3 studies in 16 results : FDA 2
  6. galactomannan : 6 outcomes 2 studies in 69 results : IBA
  7. caspofungin (Cancidas) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 14 results : FDA 1
  8. Antigens : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 29 results : IBA
  9. Echinocandins : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 4 results : IBA
  10. posaconazole : 2 outcomes in 10 results : FDA 2
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Diseases Related to Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis

  1. Aspergillosis
  2. Infection
  3. Neutropenia
  4. Lung Injury
  5. Sporotrichosis
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Key Therapies for Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis

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  1. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 34 results
  2. Liver Transplantation : 2 outcomes 1 study in 9 results
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 46 results
  4. Stem Cell Transplantation : 1 outcome 1 study in 8 results
  5. Bone Marrow Transplantation (Transplantation, Bone Marrow) : 1 outcome in 14 results
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