Double lung transplantation appears to offer superior survival outcomes to single lung transplantation in patients with interstitial pulmonary fibrosis who are younger than 70 years.
Several patients were treated for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis were identified as dental personnel.
Lung disease experts Athol Wells, MD, and Joshua Mooney, MD, MS, debate the diagnostic value of bronchoalveolar lavage in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Specific guidelines should be developed for the use of the 6-minute walk test in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Depression and anxiety may affect quality of life for patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.