Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Overview and Important Facts


Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a severely debilitating condition that leaves patients struggling to breathe. IPF is the rare lung disease which claimed the lives of Hollywood actor, Marlon Brando, and international daredevil, Evel Knievel. Unfortunately, most patients who suffer from this deadly respiratory condition have never heard of it until they’re diagnosed. With this video, shared by Boehringer Ingelheim in 2013, learn more about the condition, who it tends to affect the most, and listen to leading experts in IPF, Professor Vincent Cottin, Dr. Toby Maher, and Dr. Luca Richeldi discuss some important facts about it.

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Pulmonary Fibrosis News is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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