Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: Gender-age-physiology index stage for predicting future lung function decline Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Forced Expiratory Volume
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Respiratory Insufficiency

abstract

  • 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.

publication date

  • February 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4944785

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1378/chest.15-0530

PubMed ID

  • 26425858

Additional Document Info

volume

  • 149

number

  • 2