Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in Sweden: report from the first year of activity of the Swedish IPF-Registry.

  title={Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in Sweden: report from the first year of activity of the Swedish IPF-Registry.},
  author={Giovanni Ferrara and Lisa C. Carlson and Andreas Palm and Jonas Einarsson and Cecilia Olivesten and Magnus C. Sk{\"o}ld},
  journal={European clinical respiratory journal},
BACKGROUND Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is an emerging problem in the western world, being related to increasing age and implying significant costs for the diagnosis and management of affected patients. The epidemiology of IPF is not well understood. METHODS To allow estimates of the problem and eventually to evaluate quality of the care of IPF patients in Sweden, a national IPF Registry was started in the autumn of 2014. Data on criteria used to diagnose IPF, demographics, lung… CONTINUE READING
6 Citations
27 References
Similar Papers


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 27 references

Quality of life of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF): what can the Australian IPF registry tell us? Amsterdam, Netherlands: ERS

  • I Glaspole, N Goh, P Hopkins, Y Moodley, PN Reynolds, EH Walters
  • p. OA4964. Giovanni Ferrara et al. 6 (page number…
  • 2016

Det nationella Lungfibrosregistret: framsteg och implementering

  • G Ferrara, L Carlsson, M. Sköld
  • Lung Allergi Forum. 2015;
  • 2015

Lungfibrosregistret , ett år !

  • L Carlson, G Ferrara
  • Lung Allergi Forum
  • 2015

Lungfibrosregistret, ett år! Lung

  • L Carlson, G. Ferrara
  • Allergi Forum. 2015;
  • 2015

Nytt register gynnar patienter med lungfibros

  • G Ferrara, L. Carlson
  • Dagens Medicin
  • 2015

Efficacy and safety of nintedanib in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

  • L Richeldi, RM du Bois, G Raghu, A Azuma, KK Brown, U Costabel
  • N Engl J Med
  • 2014

Ett svenskt kvalitetsregister för idiopatisk lungfibros (IPF)

  • G Ferrara, O Andersson, M. Sköld
  • Lung Allergi Forum
  • 2014

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…