Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: Gender-age-physiology index stage for predicting future lung function decline
Forced Expiratory Volume
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Baseline GAP stage predicts death or lung transplantation, but not the rate of future pulmonary function decline. After accounting for GAP stage, a decline of 10% or more over 6 months independently predicts death or lung transplant.