Predictors of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in absence of radiologic honeycombing: A cross sectional analysis in ILD patients undergoing lung tissue sampling Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Peptide Hydrolases
  • Severity of Illness Index

abstract

  • In patients with suspected fibrotic ILD and absence of CT honeycombing, extent of reticular and ground glass densities predict a diagnosis of IPF. The probability of IPF exceeds 80% in subjects over age 60 years with one-third of total lung having reticular densities.

publication date

  • September 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5008035

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.rmed.2016.07.016

PubMed ID

  • 27578476

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 88

end page

  • 95

volume

  • 118