Epidemiology, survival, incidence and prevalence of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in the USA and Canada.


The purpose of the article was to update the epidemiological data for IPF among younger US adults and to complement a recent study that reported the incidence and prevalence of IPF among older Americans in the Medicare programme [2]. This retrospective study utilised administrative patient claims data from Optum’s Clinformatics Data Mart MultiPlan Database… (More)
DOI: 10.1183/13993003.01504-2016