Comparison of morphological domains

ABCDA versus BA versus CB versus CA versus DB versus DC versus D
Patients n144565798
Morphological domain85.498.278.91000.009ns0.0010.0001ns<0.0001
Multicompartment involvement
 Pleural effusion or thickening (HRCT) or pleuritis (SLB)12.510.71.8nrns0.010.05
 Pericardial effusion or thickening1.41.81.8nrnsnsns
 Intrinsic airways disease22.212.58.8nrns0.02ns
 Pulmonary vasculopathy18.830.417.5nrnsnsns

Data are presented as mean±sd or %, unless otherwise stated. Bold represents the highest significant value. A: Oldham et al. [18]; B: Chartrand et al. [22]; C: Ahmad et al. [23]; D: Ito et al. [24]; NSIP: nonspecific interstitial pneumonia; OP: organising pneumonia; UIP: usual interstitial pneumonia; HRCT: high-resolution chest tomography; SLB: surgical lung biopsy; ns: nonsignificant; nr: not reported.