Plasma surfactant protein-D, matrix metalloproteinase-7, and osteopontin index distinguishes idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis from other idiopathic interstitial pneumonias Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Matrix Metalloproteinase 7
  • Osteopontin
  • Pulmonary Surfactant-Associated Protein D

abstract

  • A biomarker index of SP-D, MMP-7, and osteopontin enhanced diagnostic accuracy in patients with IPF compared with those with non-IPF ILD. Our data suggest that this biomarker index may improve diagnostic confidence in IPF.

publication date

  • November 15, 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5114439

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1164/rccm.201505-0862OC

PubMed ID

  • 27149370

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1242

end page

  • 1251

volume

  • 194

number

  • 10