Pulmonary artery size as a predictor of outcomes in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a well-recognised complication of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and is predictive of a worse outcome. The prevalence of PH in the setting of IPF has not been well described in the literature, but has ranged from 32% to 85%.
V Moodley, Senior Registrar in Pulmonology, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, South Africa
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Date published: 2016-12-19
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