E-learning: BAL fluid in the work-up of ILD

Everything you always wanted to know about the clinical value of bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) in interstitial lung diseases (ILD) and infectious diseases! In 2015 an online BAL course has been organized for pulmonologists, microbiologists and pathologists. Unfortunately, the material used was no longer available online. The online material is now available for free. This course has […]

E-health based coaching of physical training in ILD patients

This study has recently been completed with the publication of the article below (link): Benefit of Wearing an Activity Tracker in Sarcoidosis Sarcoidosis patients wearing an Activity Tracker achieved improvement of exercise performance and reduction of fatigue. E-health based coaching of physical training in patients with sarcoidosis or pulmonary fibrosis Background Pulmonary fibrosis is a […]

PhD thesis: ‘Optimization of pharmacotherapeutic options in sarcoidosis’.

PhD thesis: ‘Optimization of pharmacotherapeutic options in sarcoidosis’. (Link Abstract Pubmed) Anne (J.P.) Cremers, MD Clinical presentation and course of sarcoidosis are both highly variable, depending on several disease and patient characteristics. Most sarcoidosis patients show spontaneous resolution, but in patients with a severe disease course and poor prognosis a timely implementation of an appropriate customized […]

Pulmonology meets rheumatology in sarcoidosis: a review on the therapeutic approach.

Marjolein Drent, Anne Cremers, Tim Jansen. Current Opinion in Rheumatology Sarcoidosis is a systemic disease characterized by the formation of granulomas in various organs. The pathogenesis of sarcoidosis is not fully elucidated. An exaggerated granulomatous reaction after exposure to unidentified antigens in genetically susceptible individuals evokes a clinical situation which we call sarcoidosis. Between 20 and […]


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