Title

Sarcoidosis: Treatment Update

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

10-19-2011

Comments

Dr. Mani Kavuru has been the Division Director of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital since September 2010. He transferred from East Carolina University-the Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, NC. Dr. Kavuru has been listed in "Best Doctor in NC" Business NC Magazine. Dr. Kavuru's research interests include: asthma, sarcoidosis, pulmonary alveolar proteinosis and rare lung disease.

Presentation: 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Abstract

Overall Goals and Objectives:

1. Review general principles and caveats to therapy.

2. Consider data to support efficacy of steroids

3. Review alternative immunomodulators

4. Future considerations