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CTAS – a ct score to quantify disease activity in pulmonary sarcoidosis

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Introduction A major gap in the management of sarcoidosis is the lack of accessible and objective methods to measure disease activity. Since 90% of patients have pulmonary involvement, we explored if a disease activity score based on thoracic CT scan could address this clinical issue.

Methods High resolution CT scans from 100 consecutive sarcoidosis patients at a regional sarcoidosis service were scored for extent of CT abnormalities known to relate to granuloma or lymphocytic infi...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; NDM Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
RDM; Weatherall Insti. of Molecular Medicine
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Thorax Journal website
Volume:
71
Issue:
Issue Suppl 3
Pages:
A103
Publication date:
2016-11-15
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EISSN:
1468-3296
ISSN:
0040-6376
Source identifiers:
722563
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pubs:722563
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uuid:aede18a1-4672-4313-b6e6-91b90cde5248
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pubs:722563
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2018-03-16

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