Clinicopathological and therapeutic patterns of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in Kuwait: a prospective study.

@article{Khadadah2003ClinicopathologicalAT,
  title={Clinicopathological and therapeutic patterns of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in Kuwait: a prospective study.},
  author={Mousa E. Khadadah and Babatunde O. Onadeko and Adnan T. Abul and N A Behbehan and Marie {\vC}ern{\'a} and Joseph M Cherian and Oladokun Adesina and N Maradni and Balakrishnan Jayakrishnan},
  journal={International journal of clinical practice},
  year={2003},
  volume={57 10},
  pages={879-84}
}
Though common, the exact incidence and clinical pattern of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) in Gulf countries are not known. The results of a four-year prospective study undertaken in two tertiary hospitals in Kuwait are presented. The mean age at diagnosis of the 52 patients studied was 55.40 +/- 11.87 years. Thirty-two (61.5%) patients were male and 22… CONTINUE READING