Webinar: Interstitial Lung Disease and Lung Transplant: What Patients Need to Know

Wed, Sep 30, 2015
12:00pm to 1:00pm ET


In this webinar on interstitial lung disease, Cassie Kennedy, M.D., Transplant Pulmonologist, and Teng Moua, M.D., Interstitial Lung Disease Clinic Director, discuss interstitial lung disease symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, including lung transplantation. Questions were answered following the presentation.



Is GERD considered a a diagnostic cause of Lung Fibrosis

Initially CT looked like sarcoidosis. Bronch showed pathology of hypersensitivity pneumonitis. Unaware of any exposure. Left environment and symptoms progressed rapidly. Started prednisone and weaning off now. Is it possible for this to be hypersensitivity even though I left environment and symptoms got worse. Thank you

If you are transplanted, and you have reached the 5-6 year mark, what are the chances of another transplant?

Will the slides used be posted?


Will the slides used be posted?

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Yes, we’ll have a recording of the webinar available on this page.

What is success rate for cell cept as a lessening of progression agent?

What immuno. supp. drugs are prescribed after a transplant?

What I’d the best way to wean off of prednisone?

Thanks, my diagnosis was made by open lung biopsy sent to the mayo clinic in Arizona. I am also on 2000mg of cellcept for the NSIP with 30% fibrosis.

female patient age 71, advanced idl, good health otherwise, what is your opinion of transplant survival?

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Thank you. The bronch pathology showed lymphocytes? very high common in hypersensitivity with lymphocytes in sarcoidosis extremely minimal. Thank you for doing this webinar


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We’re not seeing that, Barbara. Sorry for any confusion that is causing!

The webinar has concluded. In the following week Dr. Kennedy and Dr. Moua will work on answering questions they didn’t get to during the webinar.

Could you please repeat/spell the webpage where you can find Medications which are a possible cause for diseases.

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