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Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2020; 55: Suppl. 65, abstract number.

Rheumatology: understanding connective tissue disease in patients with interstitial lung disease

Respiratory medicine meets other disciplines
Chairs: M. Tamm (Basel, Switzerland), G. Riemekasten (Lübeck, Germany)
Aims: To describe a diagnostic approach for patients presenting with respiratory symptoms and suspected connective tissue disease (CTD); to evaluate the evidence associated with indications for biopsy, including determining preferences for cryobiopsy versus video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS); and to determine the benefits and revise recommendation for therapy in CTD, including indications for monoclonal antibody (AB) therapy, particularly rituximab.
Interstitial lung disease (ILD) and multicompartment assessment of CTD: where should the respiratory physician begin?
C. Denton (London, United Kingdom)
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Does histology matter in ILD-CTD?
V. Poletti (Forlì, Italy)
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Fibrotic CTD and interstitial pneumonia with autoimmune features (IPAF): immunosuppressive or/and anti-fibrotic treatment?
S. Danoff (Baltimore, United States of America)
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B-cell suppressive therapy and monoclonal antibodies in CTD: does one size fit all?
D. Kyburz (Basel, Switzerland)
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