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News in brief: Progression to IPF predicted by monocyte/neutrophil levels; New lung target may offer potential treatment for COPD; Transparency register to reveal surgeon outcomes

Progression to IPF predicted by monocyte/neutrophil levels Increased levels of monocytes and neutrophils in patients with an ‘indeterminate for usual interstitial pneumonia’ (iUIP) CT pattern could potentially help identify those at greater risk of developing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), indicate findings of a retrospective analysis. In the analysis, led by Dr Andrew Achaich, from the ...

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