Suggested reading about KL-6 (Krebs von den Lungen-6)

21/09/2015

We have assembled a list of the most relevant publications about the clinical interest of using KL-6 as a biomarker:

  1. Increased levels of KL-6 and subsequent mortality in patients with interstitial lung diseases.
    J Intern Med (2006 Nov) 260(5):429-34
  2. Prognostic value of circulating KL-6 in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
    Respirology (2006 Mar) 11 (2):164-8
  3. Serum KL-6 level as an indicator of active or inactive interstitial pneumonitis associated with connective tissue diseases.
    Intern Med 50: 2889-2892, 2011
  4. Comparison of serum KL-6 versus bronchoalveolar lavage neutrophilia for the diagnosis of bronchiolitis obliterans in lung transplantation.
    The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation (2011 Dec) 30:12
  5. Utility  of KL-6/MUC1 in the clinical management of interstitial lung diseases.
    Respiratory Investigation (2012) 50:3-13
  6. Safety and efficacy of pirfenidone in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in clinical practice.
    Respiratory Medicine (2013) 107, 1431-1437
  7. Baseline KL-6 predicts increased risk for acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
    Respiratory Medicine (2014) 108, 1031-1039
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