Journal Club - Nintedanib in Progressive Fibrosing ILDs
The annual rate of decline in the FVC in patients with progressive fibrosing Interstitial Lung Diseases was significantly lower among patients who received Nintedanib than placebo.
Journal Club - Stability of Blood EOS as COPD phenotype prediction
The use of blood eosinophil levels as a biomarker of exacerbation risk and responsiveness of COPD patients to inhaled corticosteroids (ICS).
Journal Club - Prevalence of AFib with End-Stage COPD
Evaluation of the prevalence of Atrial Fibrillation in Hospital Encounters with End-Stage COPD on Home Oxygen.
Journal Club - Mometasone or Tiotropium in Mild Asthma (low sEOS)
Mometasone or Tiotropium in Mild Asthma with a Low Sputum Eosinophil Level. 73% had low sputum eosinophil level and 59% had a response to either drug vs placebo.