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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Learning Zone

Expert Opinion

Read time: 20 mins
Last updated:11th Oct 2022
Published:29th Jan 2020

Professor Elisabeth Bendstrup 

Senior consultant and associate professor at the Department of Respiratory Diseases and Allergy at Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark. She is head of the hospital’s ILD unit (the Danish Centre for Interstitial Lung Diseases and Sarcoidosis), which is a tertiary referral centre for ILD and sarcoidosis.

Find out how Professor Bendstrup answered our questions related to caring for patients with IPF.

Professor Bendstrup also features in our EACCME® accredited CME module: Recognising and optimising care of IPF - click here to access the learning

Do you feel that the identification of genetic polymorphisms and other biomarkers will help improve the diagnosis of IPF? If so, how?

What do you think is really important for physicians to know about IPF?

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Professor Kristin Highland

Associate Program Director for Research and Scholarly Activity and Director of the Rheumatic Lung Disease Programme and an active member of the Interstitial Lung Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension programmes at the Cleveland clinic/Respiratory Institute, Ohio, US.

Find out how Professor Highland answered our questions related to caring for patients with autoimmune ILD.

What is the most important diagnostic or screening need in autoimmune-ILD either for a specific condition or for the group?

Is screening for lung disease adequate in people with autoimmune diseases?

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