Biomarkers for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Diagnosis and Progression


In this video from Boehringer Ingelheim Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Professor Vincent Cottin and Professor Luca Richeldi discuss which biomarkers are reliable for the diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and can predict the disease’s progression.

MORE: Sputum analysis could be an alternative biomarker source for IPF.

Identifying these biomarkers is essential for speeding up the diagnosis process so that doctors can quickly determine the best treatment path for the patient. The two academics share their prediction that biomarkers will be used more in the future for targeting therapies and in clinical practices for patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

MORE: Four tips for discussing your pulmonary fibrosis treatment with your doctor. 

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